Robert Thomas Burke, 79, of Central Point, Ore., passed away August 31, 2013. He was born June 7, 1934, in Cresco, Iowa. He graduated high school in 1952 and joined the USAF were he served 20 years.

He married Alicia Harris in 1953 and started their family. Robert recieved his masters in Buisness at SOU in Ashland, Ore., in 1982.

He is survived by his wife, Alicia; four children, Sherry Fish, Donald Burke, Robin Portman, and Debra Paquette; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and his brother, Gary Burke. Robert will be missed by family and friends more than words can say.

A chapel service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Perl Funeral Home, 2100 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford, OR., Friday, September 6, 2013.