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Dallas "Gene" Burkhart

April 9, 1945 ~ June 24, 2018 (age 73)

DALLAS “GENE” BURKHART, 73, passed away Sunday June 24, 2018 at the Norton Hosparus Unit in Louisville, KY.  He was born in Greenville, IN., and was a member of the Greenville Christian Church. He started working at US Steel, then the Army Ammunition Plant and was presently employed by Duke Energy(PSI/Cinergy) for 47 years.  He loved his family and traveling, playing cards and gambling, mowing grass, his 3 cats, KC, TC and Boots C, but most of all he loved caring for his family, "and he especially loved his BR31 ice cream." He was preceded in death by his first wife: Juanita Burkhart, his parents Jessie and Ruby Burkhart, his brothers: Earl, Bill and Harold Lee Burkhart, and his sister: Sylvia Skaggs.

Survivors include:

His wife of 29 years: Janet Jensen Burkhart,

His son: Donald Stephen (Bowie) Day,

His daughter: Julia C. Hinson, 2 stepdaughters: Shelly Biggs(Pat) and Kevin Ann Cromwell,

His brother: Kenneth Burkhart(Suzie),

2 sisters: Norma DeMent and Irene Vance,

7 Grandchildren: C. Bradley Hubbard II, Christina Strunk(Joshua), Noah Day(Allie), Justin, Zachary, Hunter and Kelby Day,  3 Great Granddaughters and lots of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Dallas’ life will be held at 1 PM Saturday June 30, 2018 at the Market Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville(1119 E. Market St.) with burial in SCI-Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 12 – 8 PM Friday and from 9 AM – 1 PM Saturday.  Family and friends are invited to a meal and time of fellowship after the funeral on Saturday at the old A & P building next to Central Christian Church.

Memorial Contributions may be given to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

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