Frederick Eugene "Fred" Burk, 88, of Union City, went to be with his Lord late in the afternoon of October 15, 2016. He was born August 29, 1928 to the late Elmer and Gertrude (Brown) Burk near Union City, Ind. He was a farmer most of his life and loved what he did. He enjoyed the outdoors, traveling with friends, but the greatest love of his life was spending time with his family. As a member of the South Salem Church of Christ since 1946, he enjoyed church activities and the church family. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Wilma (Lamb) Burk; a son, Rex (Gwen) Burk of Union City, Ind.; two daughters, Cindy (Brian) Humphrey of Rushville, Ind., Tammie (Ed) Dickison of Elkhart, Ind.; nine grandchildren, Stacy Burk, Kristen (Justin) Melton, Alicia (Matthew) Davis, Ryan (Lindsey) Burk, Matthew (Amy) Humphrey, Jana Humphrey, Derrick Dickison, Jason Dickison, and Laura (Billy) Rice; and 15 great grandchildren, Chase Burk, Hudson, Ella and Ava Davis, Lucy and Bethany Melton, Hadley, Harper and Reid Burk, Taylor Humphrey, Pierce and Sydney Dickison, Paige, Chloe and Casey Rice. He was preceded by his parents; and by two brothers, Richard and Ed Burk. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Reichard Funeral Home, 400 W. Deerfield Rd., Union City, Ind., with the Rev. Dave Napier officiating. Burial will follow in Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester, Ind. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Frederick's name may be directed to the South Salem Church of Christ, 7126 E. 100 S., Union City, IN 47390, envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.
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