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Smokey Burke has died

The entertainment fraternity has lost veteran William “Smokey” Burke.

The 69-year-old who was suffering with cancer passed away Wednesday, two days after he was hospitalized.

Long time friend and Cultural Ambassador Dr. Anthony Gabby Carter referred to Smokey Burke as a full fledge entertainer who mastered every area he ventured into whether it was singing calypso, folk music or simply theatre.

Gabby says all Smokey wanted to do was to share his talent in writing music with the public.

Mighty Gabby

Smokey Burke leaves to mourn his friends and family, including his daughters Sharon, Keara and Camille, and sisters Jacqueline and Delcia Burke.

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