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Donald "Wayne" Burkhart, 76, of Lily, passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington.
He was a United States Army veteran who proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. He was retired from Cummins Engine Company in Seymour, Indiana.
Born Aug. 7, 1941, in Lily, he was the son of the late Ernest and Eula Burkhart.
In addition to his father and mother, he was preceded in death by one sister: Elsie Leonnard; and three brothers: E.C. Burkhart, Alvin Burkhart, and Malcom "Mike" Burkhart.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 48 years, Gail Marie Burkhart; two sons: Jeffery Burkhart and Douglas Burkhart; one daughter: Shannon Burkhart; two grandsons: Dustin Burkhart and Devan Burkhart; one sister: Margie McIntosh of Columbus, Ohio; and one brother: Ray Burkhart and wife Gretta of Trafalgar, Indiana.
He is also survived by many other relatives and numerous friends, including a very special friend, Richard J. Arnold of Indianapolis, Indiana. He will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ronnie Ball officiating. Burial will follow in the Burkhart Family Cemetery with full military rites by the D.A.V. Chapter 158.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.
Messages of condolence may be left at www.hartfhcorbin.com.
Published on October 29, 2017
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