Peter Burks

Tue, 11/20/2007 - 5:32pm
By: The Citizen

Army 2nd Lt. Peter Burks, 26, was killed Nov. 14, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq. He was commanding a unit just outside the Green Zone in Baghdad when they were hit by a roadside bomb. He had deployed to Iraq three months ago. His family had lived in Fayette County until moving to Texas in 1987. Services will be in Dallas, Texas. Survivors include his father, Alan Burks, Dallas; his mother, Jackie Merck, McKinney, Texas; a grandfather, Haskell Burks, Fayetteville; a grandmother, Irene Merck, Fayetteville; a brother, Zac Burks, Celina, Texas; and sisters, Alison Burks, and Georgia Burks, Celina, and Sara Burks, Dallas.

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