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Jimmy Edward Burk

Jimmy Edward Burk of Sulphur, was born Dec. 1, 1951, in Sulphur to Marvin Edward and Coy Marie (Vickery) Burk. He died June 15, 2022, at the age of 70 years, 6 months and 14 days in Sulphur.
Burk lived his entire life in Sulphur. An industrious man from a young age, he began his working life delivering newspapers on a motorcycle as soon as he was old enough, then working in a grocery store and liquor store to put himself through school. He attended Cameron Elementary School from grade first through sixth grade, graduating from Sulphur High School in 1970. After high school he attended East Central University, in Ada where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After graduating college, he was employed at the Oklahoma School for the Deaf and Haliburton. In 1986 he became the owner of Farmers Insurance in Sulphur where he served the community for many years as an Insurance Agent. He  loved the community he grew up in, over the years serving as a volunteer firefighter, city council and mayor.
Burk is survived by son: Matthew Edward Burk, daughter: Michelle Hill and grandchildren: Matthew and Jaci. Graveside services were June 20 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Sulphur officiated by Rev. David George.
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