Samuel Clayton Burke died Oct. 18, 2010, at Fort Benning, Ga., while serving in the U.S. Army. He was born March 24, 1986.
Sam enjoyed his home state of Colorado, playing hockey and snowboarding.
He will be greatly missed by family and friends. In his short life, he touched many and left his footprint.
A military ceremony took place Oct. 25, 2010, at Fort Benning, Ga., with a graveside service scheduled for 1p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Riverside Cemetery in Kremmling.
A services will be performed by Yampa Valley Funeral Home in Steamboat Springs.
Sam is survived by parents Randall P. and Brenda L. Burke, of Montrose; brother Wilton J. Burke, of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandmother Pearl E. Burke, of Kremmling; grandfather Jack D. Layman, of St. George, Utah; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.