Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Burke Alton Mercer, 44, of Aurora, MO., formerly of Parker, CO. passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 in his home.

            He was born to Franklyn and Linda Whitlatch Mercer on October 4, 1972 in Denver, CO.  He was a controller for an oil refinery, a member of the United Methodist Men's Club, United Steeel Workers Union, TKE Fraternity and a member of the Aurora Lion's Club.

            Survivors include his mother, Linda Peterson and husband Frank of Aurora; daughter, Ella Mercer of Fairfax, Virginia; and brother, Keith Mercer of Littleton, CO.. and 2 step-brothers, Kerry Peterson of Aurora and Kirk Peterson of Nixa.

‚Äč            He was preceded in death by his father.

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m. in the Aurora United Methodist Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

            Visitation will be held Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until service time in the church.