Gerald Burba

Posted 10/19/20

Gerald R. Burba, 80, of Paris, passed away at 6:02 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

A private funeral service for family only is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at …

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Gerald Burba


Gerald R. Burba, 80, of Paris, passed away at 6:02 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

A private, family service is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home. Visitation is from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In keeping with federal mandates due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, everyone is asked to be patient and abide by the state regulation of 25 visitors with masks allowed inside the funeral home. Everyone is welcome, but all are asked to keep visits short so that all who wish to pay their respects may to do so. For those concerned about COVID exposure, the family understands, and suggests sending a card.

Mr. Burba was born Oct. 15, 1940, in Hodgenville, Ky., the son of the late Logan Burba and Mary Wheeler Burba. He married Marilyn J. Monk May 5, 1972, in Marshall, and she survives.

He is also survived by his mother, Mary; his children, Randell E. (Annie Runnion) Moore of Paris, Brian K. (Sonya Matheny) Moore of Munford, Tenn., and Angie R. (Jim) Hamilton of Paris; his siblings, Judy(Fenton) Cash of Paris, Smoke (Marcia) Burba of Paris, and Jean Ann (Kenny) Keifer of Cassopolis, Mich.; his grandchildren, Jason (Ashley) Fullerton of Camden, Tenn., Luke (Nicky Harris) Fullerton of Camden, Tenn., Danielle Brooke (Chris) Ballard of Munford, Tenn., Keith (Raechyl) Moore of Atoka, Tenn., Kyle (Mimi Truong) Moore of Nashville, Tenn., David (Millie Arp) Hamilton of Paris, Dr. Kacey (Arjun Seoni) Hamilton of Philadelphia, Pa., and Nick Hamilton of Paris; 10 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his father, Logan; his daughter, Sandy Fullerton; his son-in-law, Larry Fullerton; his sisters, Janet Burba and Carolyn Johnston; and his great-grand-daughter, Ashley Fullerton.

Mr. Burba was the longtime manager at Morgan Manufacturing in Paris, a farmer, worked at DuPont, was the owner and operator of G&M Trucking where he loved to work on and drive his semis, and he was in the Boiler Makers Union.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Paris and served as a private in both the United States Army and Army Reserves.

Mr. Burba will be remembered as a man who loved taking care of his family and enjoyed his snowbird years down in Florida.

Memorial donations may be made to the Edgar County 4-H Association.

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