Clyde V. Burkhart, Jr.

September 13, 2015

Burkhart, Jr., Clyde Obituary

Clyde Vincent Burkhart, Jr., 66, of Bentonville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 13, 2015, in his home.

A celebration of Clyde’s life will be held on Friday, September 18, at 6:00 p.m.  at the South Warren Volunteer Fire Department in Bentonville.

Clyde was born on September 28, 1948 in The Johnson Hospital in Front Royal, son of the late Clyde Vincent Burkhart, Sr. and Mattie G. Alger Burkhart. He retired after many years with the Electrical Workers Local No. 26. Clyde was an avid outdoors men. He loved hunting and fishing. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife Gloria Cockrell Burkhart; three sons Clyde V. Burkhart, III of Linden, Ralph Lee Pearson, Jr. of Front Royal, and Michael Curtis of Orlean; three daughters Bonnie Burkhart of Madison, Sheila Eshelman Burnett of Winchester and Wanda Watts of Surfside, SC; one sister Joan Lewis of Front Royal; fourteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one niece; and two great- nieces. Clyde was preceded in death by his parents; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post 1860, 1847 North Royal Ave., Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home in Front Royal.



September 18, 2015
6:00 p.m.

Celebration of Life
South Warren Volunteer Fire Department

3330 Stonewall Jackson Hwy
Bentonville, VA 22610
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