Charles Eldridge Burke, 74, of Bealeton, passed away on May 26, 2020, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va.
He was born on July 30, 1945 in Rappahannock County, to the late Athey Lewis Burke and Helen Grigsby Burke.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Alice Rose Burke; his daughter, Lisa Ann Burke and wife Patti; his son, Charles Eldridge Burke Jr. and wife Lori Lynn; his grandsons, Charles Eldridge “Ridge” Burke III and Clifford Wentworth “C. W.” Burke; a brother, Ray Burke; a sister, May Brent; his brothers-in-law, Reynolds Frazier and wife Irene and their son, Clay, Robert Frazier and Walter Frazier; many nieces and nephews, and extended family and friends.
Charles loved the Redskins, playing cards, horse races at Charles Town and watching his grandsons play soccer and basketball. He loved scratch-offs and spending time with his family. He was an amazing “Peepaw”! He always had a smile on his face and was a happy laid-back guy.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton, with restrictions of 10 people in the room at a time and those attending wearing facial coverings. The service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 1, at the funeral home, with restrictions on the number attending. Interment will be private at Culpeper National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Martinsburg VA Medical Center, 510 Butler Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. 25405.
Condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com