Harold Ray Burkhart, 88, of Perrysville, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
Harold was born on Oct. 15, 1932 in Moundsville, WV to the late John W. and Emma Pearl (Henry) Burkhart and married the former Carolyn Rae Thomas on Feb. 16, 1954. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from Yellow Freight, formerly Preston Trucking with over thirty years of driving. He had made his home near Creston until moving in 1993 to the farm that he and Carolyn purchased that he truly loved. Harold enjoyed old cars, Harley Davidson motorcycles and tractors. He has raised horses, loved animals but his greatest joy was his family. Harold was one of a kind and he will be greatly missed.
Surviving are his wife, Carolyn; his children, Gary (Kathy) Burkhart, Cathy (Steve) Few, Harold Dean (Karolyn) Burkhart, Lisa (Don) Goins, Heather (Justin) Haas and Kenneth Caldwell; his grandchildren, Heidi Bayer, Steve Few, Jason Few, Shawn Burkhart, Amy Davis, Joshua Palko, Shannon Goins, Rayann Queen, Raven Queen and Brice Haas; 5 great-grandchildren and a sister, Linda (Tom) Crommer. He was preceded in death by his parents and 8 brothers and sisters.
Services will be held Monday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with burial following at Seville Mound Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until time of services on Monday. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com
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