Morrisons Cove Herald - Putting cows on the front page since 1885.

By David Snyder
Publisher Emeritus 

Remembering Rodney Burket, Longtime Herald Employee

 

Rodney Burket - March 12, 1934 to May 26, 2019

E. Rodney Burket of Martinsburg passed away on May 26, 2019. He had worked for 35 years in the Herald's back shop as a printer, while Dick Loose operated the Linotype.

Besides the job of running printing presses and other back-shop equipment (such as the binder and cutter), he helped with the newspaper layout on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and with unloading and loading newspapers on Wednesday afternoon.

Rodney had been there for some time when I arrived in 1968 and probably retired when he was 65. (I'm 83 and he was two years older). He worked at the shoe factory for a while before starting a...



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