Anthony Edward Burkes, 23, passed away on Monday April 26, 2021.
A resident of Jesup for most of his life, Anthony was born on January 12, 1998 in Grand Haven, Michigan. He worked several odd jobs over the years including a job doing mechanic work with his stepfather and a position at Healthy Pet before beginning his latest venture as a truck driver for Roehl Transport. Anthony enjoyed playing video games. They were his true passion. He also loved dogs and enjoyed working on his old truck and shooting pool. His father, Glenn Edward Burkes, Jr., preceded him in death.
Survivors include his mother, Stacy Lynn Cross and husband, Raymond “Skeeter” of Jesup; two sisters, Elizabeth McGraw and husband, Michael “Tony” of Jesup and Chastity McDowell and husband, Shawn of Jesup; maternal grandparents, Paul and Debbie Moelker of Cape Coral, Florida; aunt, Stephanie VanderMolen and husband, Jack of Grand Haven, Michigan; uncle, David Moelker of Cape Coral, Florida and a cousin who was more like a brother, Xavier Moelker. Numerous nieces, nephews and a host of cousins and extended family members also survive.
Funeral services will be at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home with Reverend Louise Westberry officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
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