Robert Ralph (Bob) Burk Sr.

Robert Ralph Burk of Lawrence passed away January 26, 2019 at KU Medical Center.

Graveside services with military honors for Bob Burk will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday February 2, 2019, at Stony Point Cemetery Baldwin City, Kansas.

Family will receive visitors at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday February 1, 2019.

Bob was born March 7, 1946 in Lawrence, the son of Kenneth and Evelynne Burk.  He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1964.  He was a life long resident of Lawrence.

Mr. Burk served in the National Guard and was a forklift driver for the Topeka Hallmark Cards Plant.

He married Vicky Siddens on May 29, 1971 in Lawrence, KS.  She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Rob Burk, grandsons Charlie and Kenny, and granddaughter Kelsey,brother Randy and sisters Sue Frazey and Barb Vantuyl.

Messages & Condolences

From Randy Coffman...

Stoney was a great guy. Knew him when he ran the compactor. Was a hard worker. Always nice to me.

From Cindy Hoffsett...

He was a joy to be around always had a wonderful smile that made me feel good to know him . RIP Stoney !! Sending prayers for you and your family .🙏🏻🙏🙏🏻

From Marc Lutz...

Robert would always greet you and tell you to have a nice day. The nicest guy I ever met. Condolences to the family. RIP Stoney!!!

From Gary Anderson...

Worked a lot of years with Stoney, good guy, always spoke and never had a bad word to say about anybody. I’ll never forget him. I’m so sorry for your loss.

From mary kay nocktonick...

Rest in peace now.I will always remember your bright smile when meeting you in the aisle.

From Kathi Rakestraw...

My heart felt sympathy to the family. Stoney was a great guy with a kind heart. Always so willing to help. He is remembered by so many of his Hallmark family.

From Lois McDaniel...

It was such a pleasure to work so many years at Hallmark with Stoney. Such a good, fun guy. Prayers for the Burk family.

From Karen Schmidt...

Sending my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. I had the privilege of working with Stoney at Hallmarks.

From Ray & Deborah Ortega...

We send our sincerest condolences to the Burk family.
I worked with Robert and he was a good man and a good soul. We had so much fun and many conversations. I will always remember Stoney, God welcome him home.

From Ronda McClary...

Stoney was the nicest man. I really enjoyed working with him. Prayers for you and your family.

From Vern welling...

Had the pleasure to work with Robert many years. Had the kindest heart. A great friend will miss him.

From Debbie Liddel...

Vicky, Rob and family,

I am very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. May your faith sustain you through this time.

From Keith Pearce...

My prayers and condolences go out to Roberts family. RIP.

From steve and loranda figgs...

Stoney had the biggest heart of anybody I have ever known.we are so grateful for having the privilege of knowing and working with him for so many years.it makes me smile when ever I think of him

From Linda Knudson...

So sorry to hear of this good man’s passing !! Will miss his smile !! Prayers to All his Family !!

From Ken Sutton...

Vickie and Robbie. So sorry for your loss. Robert was a great guy and I had the privilege of knowing and working with him at Hallmark for many years.

From Phi Ortega...

Rest In peace My Dear Friend, It was a Honor Knowing you and I know you are In a better Place. God Bless.

From Lantz and Christy Trapani and family...

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Sending you hugs and hope for healing in this time Vicki. Prayers to you and Robbie and the grandchildren.

From Judy and Rex Lober (Scott)...

Our sincere sympathy and prayers to Vicky and family.

From Ilene Shoemaker...

Deepest sympathy to you and your family Vicky. Prayers for comfort to you.

From Carol,Cheri Jeanette Sandy MomPauline...

Love and prayers our hearts are heavy for all of the family and we lift you to our Lord for comfort as you morn the loss of your precious husband ,Dad,and gpa

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