Mr. Ronald Evans Burkeen, 84, of Murray, Kentucky died Monday, July 01, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Burkeen was born in Calloway County Kentucky on October 8, 1928 to the late David C. Burkeen and Lucilla Evans Burkeen. Mr. Burkeen a carpenter and an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the South Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and there a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class.
In addition to his parents Mr. Burkeen was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Maxine Burkeen, who died on December 14, 2012; and by one brother, David Burkeen, Jr.
He is survived by three daughters, Karen Sue Guthrie and husband Ronnie of Hazel, Kentucky, Marilyn Jo Vailes and husband Alan of Murray and Rhonda Orr McGinnis and husband Dennis of Murray; one sister, Patty Joyce Palmeri of Wheatland, Wyoming; four grandchildren, Shannon Michelle Ordunez and husband Jesse, Jacob Clay McGinnis, Heather Renee McGinnis and Robert James Guthrie and wife Shawn; as well as one great granddaughter, Caraline Rosemary Ordunez.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with Rev. Eugene Nichols and Rev. Glynn Hill officiating. Burial will follow in the South Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 5, 2013 from 4:00 -8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the South Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Building Fund, Att. Ronnie Jackson, 2615 Taylor Store Road, Murray, Kentucky 42071
Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com