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Joseph David Burks, 26, of Flatwoods, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, at his residence.
Joey was born July 25, 1990, in Jacksonville, Fla., to Mary Litchfield.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Lowell Roark.
Joey was a collector of medieval weapons. He loved basketball and the bands Metallica and Ghost. He also enjoyed debating over politics.
Left behind to cherish his memories are his daughter, Tegan Burks; his mother and stepfather, Mary Litchfield and Wade Litchfield; two sisters, Candice (Brandin Sizemore) Burks and Erica Burks; a stepbrother, Cody Litchfield; maternal grandmother, Clarissa Roark; a nephew, Tristen Sizemore; aunts and uncle, Leslie (Steve) Helms, Nadine (Mike) Traugott and Lenny Roark; a cousin, Cody Sullvian; and a special friend, Randi Evans.
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Wurtland Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Roy Roach officiating. Visitation will be after noon Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carman Funeral Home to assist with final expenses.
Carman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to carmanfuneral.com.
Published on December 30, 2016
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