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Obituary for Ben H. Burkhalter

Ben H. Burkhalter
Ben H. Burkhalter, 83, husband of Eulene L. Burkhalter, died Monday, December 4, 2017. A native of Athens, he was the son of the late David Burkhalter and Flora Mae Burkhalter Durden. Ben had worked for Ivy Coile Dodge as a car painter and was the owner of Burkhalter Floor Sanding. Ben was also an avid fisherman who loved his family and lived life to the fullest. In addition to his wife, survivors include their children: Elaine (Bill) Nelms of Danielsville, Rickie (Debbie) Burkhalter of Watkinsville, Wayne (Melissa) Burkhalter of Nicholson; brothers: Mac Burkhalter and Tony Burkhalter; sisters: Thelma Ross, Bernice Martin and Juanita Henson; grandchildren: Marion (Lorrie) Hammes, Kandice (Chad) Wilkes, Kathryn Burkhalter, Kayla (Kyle) Smith, Kristen Burkhalter, Cassy Nelms, Evan Nelms, Jimmy Parker and Holly Parker and great grandchildren, Jeremy, Maggie, Taylor, Welsey-Claire, Kason, Jaydon, Parker, Kinnsley, Elise and Devina. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 2PM at Lord & Stephens East with Rev. Larry Dyer officiating. Interment will follow at Athens Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5:00PM until 8:30PM on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice. Lord & Stephens East is in charge of arrangements.
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