Roger W. Burkhart

Posted on Apr 19, 2013
Roger W. Burkhart

Roger W. Burkhart, 66, of Decatur passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur following an extended illness over the last year. He was born on Thursday, August 1, 1946 in Decatur to Charles F. and Helen M. (Stewart) Burkhart. He was married on March 1, 1986 at the Decatur Church of God to Harriet S. Bercot.
He was a member of the Salem Community Church and was a lifelong farmer in the Salem area.
He was survived by his wife of Decatur; brother, Melvin (Sharon) Burkhart of Decatur; sister, Pat Lenhart of Woodland Hills, California; several nieces and nephews, Audra (Gregg) Snyder; Matt (Julie) Burkhart; Melanie (Neal) Blythe; Cheryl Lenhart; Craig Lenhart; Michelle (Dan) Lewis; Linn (Diana) Burkhart; Marie (Bill) Barge; and Kathy (Greg) Biggers; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, John Burkhart.
Visitation will be from 12:00 to 4:00 and 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Monday, April 22 at the Salem Community Church. Officiating will be Rev. Roy Nevil. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in rural Berne.
Memorials may be made to Salem Community Church or the Adams County Community Foundation Angel Fund.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the online guestbook, visit