Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary employee Ted Burke died unexpectedly January 21, 2014 at his home in Shepherdsville, Ky. He was 50 years old. Burke served the Seminary for 18 years, most recently as director of dining services the Seminary’s cafeteria. Seminary officials have learned from his family that Burke died of a heart attack.
“We are shocked and deeply saddened at the sudden death of our colleague Ted Burke,” said Seminary President Michael Jinkins. “Ted was a beloved member of our Seminary community. Our prayers are with his family. May God give them the peace of Christ during this terrible time.”
Survivors include Burke’s wife, Dalene; ex-wife, Lisa; three daughters, Abi, Christina and Samantha; and three grandchildren.
A visitation and memorial service were held Wednesday, January 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel. Arrangements were handled by Hardy Funeral Home in Shepherdsville, Ky.