Ira Gene Burke, 82, of Dumas, passed away October 10, 2014 in Dumas.
Mr. Burke was the owner of General Tin Shop in Dumas for 31 years and was of the Assembly of God faith.
He was born March 14, 1932 in Florence, Arkansas to the late Edgar Monroe and Flora Haynes Burke.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by a son, Steve Burke.
Mr. Burke is survived by his wife, Ina Burke of Dumas, a son, Mike (Pam) Burke of Dumas; a daughter, Glenda (Dennis) Owen of Dumas; a sister, Pat Selman of Monticello; three brothers, Keith, Lamar and Leonard Burke all of Florence; three grandchildren, Misty Owen Morgan, Denise Owen Cox, Michael Ira Burke; and four great grandchildren.
Visitation will be October 12 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas. A graveside funeral service will be October 13, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer Association of Arkansas or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are by Griffin Funeral Home of Dumas.