Dewey Burkhart, age 80 went
to be with his Lord on
Dewey was a decorated World
War II Army veteran, having received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star and
several other medals. He retired from Peabody Coal Co. in 1989.
Dewey was born in Pike Co. IN on
Surviving Dewey are his wife of 56 years, Earlena (Hedges), three children, Richard Burkhart and spouse Rosalinda of Guam, Vickie Suzanne Williams and spouse Phil of Greencastle, IN., and Sherry Lynn Oxley and spouse David of Tennyson, IN.; eight grandchildren, Brent and Chris Williams, Shane Oxley, Jenni Toops, Holly Stephens, Jason and Madison Burkhart and Gina Quintanilla; six Great Grandchildren, Adrianna and Taylor Oxley, Tyler and Tanner Toops, Joe and Matthew Quintanilla; brothers, Burl and Lester Burkhart and sisters, Carolyn Ray and Linda West.
Funeral Services will be at Wednesday at the
Visitation will be from 4
until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Corn–Colvin Funeral Home in