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“Burkhart family, I am so sorry to hear about Uncle David. I truely believe he was the best brother that my dad could have every asked for. He was...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Burkhart - Baldwin city, KS

“JEANETTE, SO VEERY SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR LOSS ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Maureen Linsin Adams - KY

“Daddy, I already miss you, you were a great dad and friend. Till we meet again in heaven. Carol, you are a great step mom, there are not many...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Ruth Burkhart Triebull - KY

“Our lives are all richer for having known David Burkhart. David was a man true to his word, a hard worker and a wonderful friend. Always willing to...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Betsy McClain - Benton, KY

“David, Donna Jean, Nancy Ann, Ruth Ann, and Gracie - Troy & I would like to extend to you our deepest sympathies on the loss of your dad. Having...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Troy & Diane Skinner

“Carol.........I was so stunned to learn of David's passing as we were always joking around. I had no idea he would be gone this ...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Frances York Cope - Benton, KY

“Best memory I have of Uncle David is when he would go mow the lawn at the cemetary, not sure which one, we would go out with him on occasion and play...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Tammy Rogers - San Antonio, TX

“Dave was a fine man and I learned alot working with him. May god ease your pains during your time of grief . ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Brian Ellenberger - Mayfield, KY

“Daddy, you may be gone but you will always be in my heart and mind. I was and always be a daddy's girl. I Love You and miss you so much. Till we...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Donna & Donnie Lamb - Hickory, KY


David Allen Burkhart, 71 of Benton, Kentucky died on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. He worked as a boat pilot for Vulcan Materials.

Born Wednesday, October 29, 1941 in Graves County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late David Ellis Burkhart and Dorothy Mae (Carmon) Burkhart of Benton, KY.

Surviving are his mother: Dorothy Mae (Carmon) Burkhart of Benton, KY; wife: Carol (Henson) Burkhart of Benton, KY; son, David Lee Burkhart of Hickory, KY, daughters, Donna Jean Lamb of Hickory, KY, Nancy Ann Gill of Hickory, KY, Ruth Ann Triebull of Paducah, KY and Gracie Jean Slagle of Boaz, KY, brother, Thomas Burkhart of Hickory, KY, sisters, Jeannette Doublin of Benton, KY and Phyllis Diane Morehead of New Mexico; 12 grand children; 5 great grand children.

He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Robert Glen Burkhart; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held between the hours of 5-8 PM Thursday, November 22, 2012 at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 23, 2012 at 2:30 PM in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY. Frank Queen will officiate with interment to follow in the Union Ridge Cemetery, Aurora, KY.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Lung Association P.O. Box 9067 Louisville, KY 40209.