Joe Bob Burks, 85, of Reno, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at his home.
Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Dr. Gary Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Burks, the son of Alvis Burks & Ollie Bell Bailey Burks, was born Feb. 13, 1935, in Paris.
Following his retirement from B&W, he owned and operated Burks Golf Cart Service. Joe Bob was an avid golfer and fisherman and enjoyed hunting and bowling. He was a member of the Paris Golf & Country Club, the Elks Lodge, and the VFW.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three wives, Ethel Laverl Burks in 1967, Carmen Lee Burks in 2008, and Helen Caminade Burks in 2019, an infant daughter, Brenda Lanette Burks, a great granddaughter, Tyler Nicole Henderson, and all his siblings; Vester Burks & wife Jean, Emma Dale Bratcher, D. R. Burks & wife Betty Jo, J. R. Burks & wife Alfa Jane, and Virginia Ruth Adams & husband Clifton.
Survivors include his children, Linda Sharp & husband Dale of Brookston, Marsha Tyson & husband Randall of Detroit, and Anita Daniel & husband Jimmy Dale of Atlas, grandchildren; Joel Wofford & wife Mary Lou, Misty Henderson & husband Tracy, Cheryl Michael & husband Zach, Mandy Stubblefield & husband Brian, Kasey Raulston, Steven Daniel & wife Amy, Keeth Tyson & wife Samantha, and Hunter Daniel & wife Sharon, great grandchildren; Paul Bayer, Sophie Wofford, Keith Henderson, Allyson Henderson, Logan Henderson, Addyson Michael, Ava Michael, Alexis Anderson, Natalie Anderson, Mason Stubblefield, Brie Stubblefield, Madisyn Raulston, Aaron Raulston, Laken Daniel, Aidyn Tyson, Jaxyn Tyson, Memphis Joe Tyson, Eli Daniel, and Billy Fred Daniel, numerous nieces & nephews including a special niece, Thresea Wright & husband Doyle, special step-children; Michelle Gillie & husband Lowell, Crystal Chisum, and Dusty Crawford & husband Kenny, special step-grandchildren; Bailey Cravens & husband Randall, Bonner Gillie, Harley Crawford, and Chandler Crawford, sisters-in-law, Shirley Smallwood & husband Bobby and Evelyn Matthews, and his beloved dogs, Buddy & Peanut along with a host of friends.
Casket bearers will be: Joel Wofford, Steven Daniel, Hunter Daniel, Keeth Tyson, Jimmy Dale Daniel, Randall Tyson, Dale Sharp, and Doyle Wright. Honorary bearers will be: Keith Henderson, Logan Henderson, Aaron Raulston, Eli Daniel, Laken Daniel, Billy Fred Daniel, Mason Stubblefield, Memphis Joe Tyson, Aidyn Tyson, and Jaxyn Tyson.
The family would like to give special recognition to On Call Hospice, April Brumley, Savanna Piper, and Mary Lou Wofford for the care and attention affectionately given to their loved one.
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