Cory Dean Burke, resident of Glenpool, OK passed from this life on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at his home. He was 36 years of age. Cory was born April 22, 1980 in Springdale, Arkansas, the son of Larry Dean and Teresa Deanne (Brady) Burke. He was raised and received his education in Bentonville, Arkansas, graduating high school there. Cory enlisted in the US Army where he honorably served his country. After his discharge from the military, Cory returned to northwest Arkansas and worked as a police officer in Rogers, AR. He later moved first to Broken Arrow, OK and then Tulsa/Glenpool where he worked as a sub-contractor of tile flooring for Robinett Floor Co. of Jay, OK. He also owned his own business called DJ-Cory B Entertainment. Cory was very athletic and played football for the Oklahoma Thunder Football Team for three years; besides entertaining he also enjoyed dancing. He attended Victory Christian Center of Tulsa.
Those that survive include his daughter – Natalie Nicole Burke of Glenpool; his parents Larry D. Burke of Snow, OK and his mother Teresa Thompson of Bentonville, AR. Also surviving are two sisters Nicole Cheri Burke of Rogers, AR, Crystal Gayle O’Dell of Bentonville, AR, a half-sister Stephanie Milam of Little Rock, AR and numerous Aunts, Uncles, cousins and friends. Cory was preceded in death by a daughter Sofia Elizabeth Burke.
Funeral services for Cory will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 6, 2016 in the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel, Owasso, OK. He will be laid to rest next to his daughter in the Bentonville Cemetery, Bentonville, AR. Services have been entrusted to the Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso. www.moweryfs.com
Rest in Peace…. You were much loved….
— Tad Kikugawa, Saturday – July 2, 2016
You will forever be my friend my brother and the man I owe alot. I’m so sorry about your loss. I Djed along side this man for several years. It’s sad day that the world lost another great man with so many talents and gifts.
— Jason Jensen, Saturday – July 2, 2016
My brother, I will do all I can to be like.you.
A Man of respect, honor and courage. Who’s word is his bond and his hand shake was made of gold. You will be missed but never forgotten.
— Aaron Brown, Saturday – July 2, 2016
God Bless you and your family . I want to say this you were a class act and a fine man. Fly with the angels my friend.
— Johnny Flores, Saturday – July 2, 2016
I am so trying to find the words. Cory, I loved you as the brother I never had. You made me laugh the only through my tears. You were a giving,loving and caring man. One I will so miss. God bless you more brother. Fly with your angels. My mom is there with you, she can take teach you to swing dance, you teach her how to two step. Much love❣❣
— Denise and Brian Eastom, Saturday – July 2, 2016
Corey, you were more than a friend, you were my brother. I worked beside you and learned so much as a DJ along side toy at Red Dirt. I think about you every day and will always remember the great times we had together in the DJ both, or out riding motorcycles, or just sitting around chilling and talking! I love you my brother. Oh what I would do just to have one of your hugs right now. You will always be in my heart, my thoughts, and my prayers!
— Danny “Irish” Porterfield, Saturday – July 2, 2016
They say you cross the paths of people in life for a reason…I’m so deeply grateful our paths crossed. Im blessed to have known such a beautiful soul. You have a smile could stop anyone in their tracks. You were truly gods gift on earth for everyone you crossed paths with. I will cherish the memories of you. Prayers are with your loved ones and your angel Natalie. I dont like to think of this as good bye but rather see you later. ❤
— Kimberly Nguyen , Saturday – July 2, 2016
Cory, you are with The Lord Jesus now, in His mighty Kingdom. Praise God for His goodness. I know He is loving having you home with Him. I will see you again my precious friend, servant of the most high God. I love to hear you play your guitar and sing songs to Jesus and I know He is loving it too ❤. Love & miss you.
Your Friend Forever, Vicki
— Vicki Chance, Saturday – July 2, 2016
Love you so much brother! You will be missed….
— William Towle , Saturday – July 2, 2016
You loves others in a way that I’ll never forget. Thank you for showing me that. I love you brother. God Bless and Rest In Peace
— Christopher Langwell, Saturday – July 2, 2016
Cory I can’t believe your gone. I’m at such a loss for words my hearts. Cory you were one of the greatest human beings I ever met. I will never forget you. I will forever treasure the good times we had. You never be forgotten. I love you my brother my friend. Fly high and mighty.
— Brad Mcgehee , Sunday – July 3, 2016
Cory you were such a Blessing and inspiration to many here on earth your were always yhere for others and loved your family and friends so much, you never knew a stranger, and that infectious smile always brightened up the room amd others aroumd you R.I.P Cory trully loved and missed here on earth. Praying for your Family and Fiance and many friends you were a rare Angel walking this earth a true icon to many.
— Michelle Hicks , Sunday – July 3, 2016
Cory my friend, I miss you so much. You were the kindest person I’ve ever met. You had such a giving heart and always had uplifting words. The love you had for your daughter was absolutely a joy to hear about and see and you always be held close to my heart.
I will never forget you my sweet sweet friend. ❤️
— Kiley Jones, Sunday – July 3, 2016
You will be missed by so many. I feel blessed I got to meet you and call you friend. You are at peace and with your Heavenly Father. Fly high Cory, you have earned your wings.
— Trish Christian , Sunday – July 3, 2016
I miss you all the time. I always thought that you were a wonderful & Beautiful person. This makes me so sad…
— Sharon Miller-Stanley , Monday – July 4, 2016
Crystal and family, I am very sorry for your families loss, may the memories comfort you and give you strength.
— Alycea Lakin (Gamino), Tuesday – July 5, 2016
A fine man with a giant heart. It was a pleasure to work with you but it meant even more to be able to call you friend over all these years.
— Greg Kocsak, Tuesday – July 5, 2016
Our hearts are very sad for Cory’s passing. Our prayers are with family and friends to remember the happiness he brought to each. Mickey, Donna, Stephanie and Mallorie Wilburn.
— Mickey Wilburn, Wednesday – July 6, 2016
Mowery Funeral Service Chapel
9110 N. Garnett Road
Owasso, OK 74055
Wednesday – July 6, 2016
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Wednesday – July 6, 2016