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Kenneth Burge

February 13, 1947 -
June 8, 2019

Kenneth E. Burge, 72, of Champaign, passed away at 12:33 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, June 17, 2019 at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.
Kenny was born February 13, 1947 in Champaign, the son of Ervie and Nellie Smith Burge. …read more

Kenneth E. Burge, 72, of Champaign, passed away at 12:33 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, June 17, 2019 at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.
Kenny was born February 13, 1947 in Champaign, the son of Ervie and Nellie Smith Burge.
Survivors include sons, Bryan Bauer and Tim Burge; daughters, Rosemary Bishop, Dawn Kresin, Penny Burge and Heather Leffew; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Darlene McCready.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sharon; daughter, Sue and brother, Jack.
Kenny worked as an arborist. He owned and operated Quality Tree and Shrub Care for many years.
An avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman; he enjoyed watching hunting shows and was a member of the NRA. He loved gardening and could make anything grow.
Affectionately, known as “Pops”, he became a father figure to many neighborhood kids. He will be missed.
Memorials may be made to benefit the family c/o Busey Bank.
Condolences may be made at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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Date: Monday, June 17, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Grandview Memorial Gardens

Address:

Champaign, Illinois
 

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