Daryl Lee Burke, age 44, of Camdenton, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 21, 2018, in Jefferson City, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Daryl Lee Burke, age 44, of Camdenton, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 21, 2018, in Jefferson City, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Daryl was born February 8, 1974, in Columbia, Missouri.  He was the youngest child of Donald and Kathryn (Thoss) Burke.  He was a 1992 graduate of Morgan County R-II High School.  On October 26, 1996, he married Alicia Renee McCarrison and of that union his two beloved children, Emily and Kory were born.  Daryl had many interests and careers in his life but, on December 6, 2009, he fulfilled his dream of becoming a registered nurse when he graduated from Columbia College School of Nursing in Osage Beach.

Daryl always had the ability to see the beauty in things in a way that others may not.  That showed in his lifelong love of old cars and his unique style that was eclectic and all his own.  He took great joy in being a loyal and loving friend, brother, son and caretaker to all those who knew him.  But, above all others, his greatest joy was being a father. He will be fondly remembered as a fun, generous and doting dad.

He is survived by his father, Donald Burke; children, Emily Burke and Kory Burke and their mother, Alicia Dace; siblings, Carolyn Lake and husband Scott, Donna Carver, David Burke and Sonya Corbin and husband Brit; brother-in-law, Tim Tomblinson; aunt, Jo Letchworth; girlfriend, Lasella Wynes as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Kathryn Burke, sister, Tanya Tomblinson and a nephew, Shaun Lake.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, May 29th, at the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Lora Cunningham officiating.  Graveside services and interment will follow in the Versailles Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Kory Burke either to assist him in furthering his education or to assist with living expenses.  Expressions of sympathy may be left online atwww.kidwellgarber.com.  Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Funeral Home of Versailles.