Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 4, 2011

Larry Edward Burkhart

BLUEFIELD —  Larry Edward Burkhart, 46, of 1209 Glendale Avenue, Bluefield, W.Va., died Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Born June 1, 1965 in Bluefield, W.Va., he was a son of Nancy A. Burkhart of Bluefield, W.Va. and the late Claude R. Burkhart.

Mr. Burkhart was of the Protestant faith and attended Westminster Presbyterian Chapel. He worked as a truck driver for the Sanitary Board of Bluefield, a job that he loved to do. He was also a fan of NASCAR and enjoyed fishing.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Emily Kaye Burkhart; one brother, Michael Burkhart; and one nephew, Stevie Burkhart.

 In addition to his mother, Nancy A. Burkhart, survivors include his wife, Emma C. Burkhart of Bluefield; three children, Heather Marie Fowler and her husband Brad, Eddie Burkhart, and Karie Wall, all of Bluefield; one sister, Deborah Nunn and husband Larry of Bluefield; one brother, Steve Burkhart and wife Paula of Bluefield; two grandchildren, Malachi Fowler and MaKayla Hager; and two nephews, Tim Burkhart and Tony Nunn.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. from the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Michael York officiating. The family will receive friends at Mercer Funeral Home on Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. until the service hour.

Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton where family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to request that memorial contributions, if desired, be made to the American Cancer Society, 1816 Jefferson Street, Bluefield, WV, 24701.

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Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Larry Edward Burkhart. 

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