Clifford Martin Burks, Jr., 70, of Smithwick, Texas passed away December 8, 2017. He was born to Clifford Martin, Sr. and Julia Pauline (Porter) Burks on December 21, 1946, in Monticello, Arkansas.
Clifford proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam where he earned a purple heart after being wounded in battle. He will be remembered for his one-of-a-kind, compassionate personality and as being one who always helped the underdog. Clifford enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching sports in his spare time. His favorite sports teams were the Oakland Raiders and the Oakland A’s.
Clifford is survived by his son Juddy Burks and wife Sharon of Houston, Texas, the mother of his son, Sue Burks of Lago Vista, Texas, sisters Paulette Burks and Julie Foster of Monticello, Arkansas, brother Carl Burks of Cedar Creek, Missouri, granddaughters Teresa and Kamrynn Burks of Houston, Texas, nephews Gabe Burks, Cody Foster, Jay Foster, Levi St. Martin and Dillon St. Martin, nieces Archer Neilson and Elizabeth Burchfield, numerous great nieces and nephews and a host of other adopted family members that affectionately knew him as “Uncle Bo.”
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of life will take place on January 6, 2018, from 2-6 PM, at K-Oaks Clubhouse, 7000 Bar K Ranch Rd, Lago Vista, TX 78645. An online guest register may be signed at www. CremationAdvocates.net.
Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Advocates by Putnam, 206 Avenue H, Suite 204, Marble Falls, Texas 78654. (830) 798-8413.