Bryan Robert Burke, 75, of Fort Worth Texas passed away on February 10, 2023 of a stroke. Bryan was born to Robert and Bonnie Bryan Burke in La Porte, Indiana. After Bryan graduated from Bonita High School, La Lerne CA he proudly enlisted in the Marines, then on to study law. After graduating college with a degree in law, Bryan moved to Oregon and helped create the Spring Valley Fire Department and became fire chief in Salem Oregon. He owned and operated a computer business, ABUCUS Computers, in Salem, Oregon. Bryan moved to Texas and started, owned, and operated ATC Group flight training where he taught many to fly, as well as give check rides, including his step sons, Mat & Greg. Then he continued on to work for Bombardier as well as owning and operating Avpro Resources. In 1989 just before Valentine's Day, Bryan met his wife Enice. Bryan and Enice traveled coast to coast and over the pond for business and pleasure enjoying 33 years of marriage. Rarely did you find these two apart, a love story that started just before Valentine's Day and came to an end with Bryan’s last breath just before Valentines Day.
Bryan is preceded in death by his beloved niece Nicole, niece Sarah, great grand daughter Rorie, Grandson Theodore. Bryan is survived by his loving wife Enice Burke, his three children, (son) Timothy & Teresa Burke of Rogers Arkansas. (Daughter) Kristine & Chad Minnich of Silverton Oregon. (Daughter) Melissa & Brandon Gregory of Dallas Oregon. (Stepson) Mat and Dana Haskins of Fort Worth Texas. (Stepson) Greg and Monique Haskins of Atlanta Georgia (Brother) Dennis Burke. (Sister) Michelle Rathfelder. Bryan proudly had 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
There will be a private family memorial held. There will not be a formal funeral/burial service.