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Milton W. Burkes

July 3, 1956 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 64)

Obituary

Milton Wayne Burkes, 64, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away on December 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.

Milton was born in Scotia, CA to Thomas and Ruby Dolores Burkes on July 3, 1956.  

Graduated Atascadero HS (Atascadero, CA), attended California Baptist College, Riverside, CA and Chaffey Community College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA.  Married to Donna Thornton Burkes 1982-1995. He was sole proprietor of Burkes Electronics in Las Vegas NV. Milton served in the US Army from 1983 to 1986 in Germany.

Milton is preceded in death by his wife, Debra Jean Burkes (2001-2016).

Milton is survived by (daughter) Samantha Burkes, (son) Alan Burkes, (mother) Ruby Dolores Burkes Witham of Chino, CA, (siblings) Julie Burkes Wybenga and Norris Burkes, 5 nieces and nephews, and 6 great-nephews.

Zoom memorial was held on 12/21/2020 with family in NV, CA, and TX with burial in VA cemetery in Riverside, CA.

The family of Milton Burkes wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staffs at the Southern Nevada State Veteran’s Home, Brookdale Senior Living, and the ICU staff at Desert Springs Hospital, Las Vegas.

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