Obituary for Mr. Eddie R. Burkhart

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Mr. Eddie R. Burkhart

September 28, 1947 - August 3, 2018

Eddie R. Burkhart, age 70, passed away Friday evening, August 3, 2018 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was a resident of Peoga.

Eddie was born September 28, 1947 in Corbin, Kentucky to his parents, Rev. Frank and Marie (Roberts) Burkhart Jr. He retired in 1997 as a Welder for AM General in Indianapolis after 29 years of service.

He was a member of the Locust Grove Pentecostal Church in Trafalgar, UAW Local 555 of Indianapolis and the Hoosier Bass Organization. Eddie enjoyed fishing, hunting and working in his vegetable garden. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Eddie is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 51 years, Sandra L. (Woodard) Burkhart, whom he married on August 13, 1966 in Indianapolis. He is also survived by his mother, Marie Burkhart of Peoga, children, Connie (Mark) Doyle of Mooresville, Paul David Burkhart of Morgantown and Donna (Bradley) Fisher of Nineveh; siblings, Oscar H. (Emily) Burkhart of Monroe, Georgia, Linda S. Johnson and Vickie L. (Jay) Griffie both of Trafalgar; grandchildren, Andrea (Ben) Childs of Mooresville, Nathan Harless of Indianapolis, Chris Burkhart of Morgantown, Danielle and Brandon Fisher both of Nineveh, Amelia and Abby Doyle both of Mooresville and Kemper Burkhart of Morgantown; and great grandchildren, Olivia Renee Burkhart of Clayton and Kennedy Raelyn Childs of Mooresville.

Eddie was preceded in death by his father.

The Bro. Jay Griffie will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Locust Grove Pentecostal Church, 3522 Peoga Road in Trafalgar. Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Tuesday from 4 – 8 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Eddie to the Locust Grove Pentecostal Church “Building Fund” 3522 Peoga Road, Trafalgar, IN 46181.

Expression of caring and kindness can be made to the Burkhart family at Information:  (812) 597-4670




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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Locust Grove Pentecostal Church


3522 Peoga Raod
Trafalgar, IN 46181

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Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm

East Hill Cemetery


, Morgantown, ,

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Born: September 28, 1947
Died: August 3, 2018

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Timothy Wait posted on 8/14/18

sorry for your loss From Timmy Wait And Rita Bowling Wait


Rita Garrison posted on 8/7/18

Eddie I will remember you as one of my greatest cousins. My heart aches for your family. You were a great man. I will miss you but i am glad you are out the horrible pain you were in. RIP my dear cousin.


Carlos Wade posted on 8/7/18

In memory of cousin Eddie... Will always remember him as being a quiet and nice guy. Sandy, Donna, David and Connie, I am so sorry for your loss and wish I could be there. Keeping all of you in my prayers and I pray that God will bring you comfort as only he can. Love and hugs.


Connie Lentz posted on 8/6/18

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during time of grief. Hugs. Eddie was a great husband, father, grandpa, brother and son. Loved his family so♡


Kendra posted on 8/5/18

In memory of Eddie, Kendra lit a candle


Kendra posted on 8/5/18

My heart is heavy knowing that a great man passed away and went to heaven, Eddie was an amazing man! I've always enjoyed or talks and also he's yummy biscuits and gravy!! He will be greatly missed by so many. Fly high Eddie and I know he'll be watching over he's family that he loved so very much!


Donita Bentley posted on 8/4/18

My prayers are with the entire family ...and friends . So great is the loss of a son, a husband, a Daddy and Grandpa and a friend . The greatest thing is knowing that Eddie is with the Lord and his Daddy , Bro Jr. who I loved and respected greatly . My prayers are God Comfort and give ALL peace today and all the days to come. I truly Love the whole Burkhart family. Donita ( Baker ) Bentley.