14 August 1942 - 20 September 2018\r\n\r\nBurke Jenkins Evans passed away on September 20, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 76. \r\nBurke was born on the 14th of August, 1942 in Roosevelt, Duchesne County, Utah, to Ward and Elzada Fietkau Evans. He was the ninth son and child in a family of eleven. The family lived in Boneta, Utah where Burke attended Altamont grade school. When he was 10 years old the family moved to Maeser, Utah. There Burke attended Maeser Grade School, Ashley Valley Junior High, and Uintah High School.\r\nBurke loved music, excelling in playing the saxophone. \r\nBurke worked for the Coca Cola bottling company in Vernal, as well as Maeser Grocery, and the Sage Motel and Restaurant.\r\nThe family moved to Sandy, Utah in 1976 where Burke worked in the Salt Lake Temple cafeteria and then for Lynn Wilson Foods.\r\nBurke was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was an elder and served as ward librarian in the Crescent 3rd Ward.\r\nHe had a deep love and testimony of the Savior Jesus Christ. Burke could visit with anyone anywhere never afraid to bear testimony of the Savior. His greatest testimony was his service to others. Many neighbors and complete strangers were blessed by his acts of kindness. He never sought the spotlight and became embarrassed if praised.\r\nBurke was an ardent fan of anything BYU.\r\nPreceding him in death: parents, Ward and Elzada Evans; brothers, Gordon, Kent, Wendell, and Gayle; as well as sisters-in-law, Beth Evans, Betty Evans, and Pat Evans. He is survived by brothers, Chad Evans, Forrest Evans (Luella), Conrad Evans, Val Evans (Joyce); sisters, Eloise Gatherum (Dawn), Kathreen Thimmes (Terry); sister-in-law, Donna Evans, and a multitude of nieces and nephews.\r\nFuneral services will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 10:00 A.M., at the Crescent 3rd Ward, 949 East 10600 South, Sandy, with a viewing from 9:00 - 9:45 A.M. Interment will be at the Boneta Mountain Home Cemetery.\r\nThe family wishes to thank the Midtown Manner Care Center for their loving care of Burke, “Mr. BYU” as his health declined, and also to Inspiration Hospice Care for their care in his final days.