Craig Allan Burks | Obituary

Craig Allan Burks | Obituary

January 21, 1967- August 31, 2021

Born in Manistee, MI, to William R. Burks and Janice C. Burks-Simon. A resident of Weed, California, Craig Allan Burks passed away after a battle with cancer with his loving partner Amanda Mathie by his side.

Craig grew up in Federal Way, Washington, with his sister Laura. He later left to pursue a career in Cherry Valley, CA for over 23 years.

He had four children, Ryan Burks of Maple Valley, WA, Brandon Burks of Tacoma, WA, Christopher Burks of Cherry Valley, CA, Emily Burks of Weed, CA and one grandchild Ryder Burks. His step-children Matthew Mathie, Christopher Mathie, Brock Mathie, and Bryce Mathie. He worked as a skilled Tow Operator for over 30 years. In his spare time he enjoyed cars and attending cars shows, was a avid watcher of the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks, and loved his children very much. He was loved and truly will be missed.

In the wake of his departure he leaves behind his devoted partner Amanda Mathie, and his children. Along with his siblings, Tony Burks of Great Falls, Montana, Billie Burks Adams, Newport beach, CA, Mike Skaggs of Fort Worth, Texas, Laura Burks Hargrove of Brown’s Point, WA.

A memorial service will take place at Desert Lawn Memorial Park on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 3PM in Calimesa. 11251 Desert Lawn Drive, Calimesa, CA 92320

Floral arrangements for Craig’s Memorial Service should be made through: Flowers Etc [Telephone: (951) 845-4693] and delivered to Desert Lawn Memorial.




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