Jonathan Barbee Burke, 53, of Siler City passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Chatham Hospital, Inc., Siler City.
Mr. Burke was born in Chatham County on January 8, 1968, the son of Tommie Gene and Ada Josephine Boren Burke.
Jonathan loved racing cars and was an excellent wood worker. He cherished his family. He was employed with the family owned business, Western Auto of Siler City for many years. In addition to his parents, Jonathan is preceded in death by his brother, Mark Burke.
He is survived by his wife, Melanie Faye Collins Burke; children, Jonathan, Jessie, Shelby, Zackary, Sophia, Natalie and Madelyn; sister, Laurie Clendenen of Greenville; brothers, Tommie Burke of Greensboro, Ben Burke of Cary, and Travis Burke of South Carolina,
A graveside service will be held at 3:00 pm on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Oakwood Cemetery, N. Chatham Ave, Siler City.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Burke family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com