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Gregory “Greg” Joe Burkhart, 60, of Lexington, peacefully passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at his residence.
He was born June 15, 1959 in Lexington, NC to the late Joe Burkhart and Jane Burkhart. He attended Central Davidson High School and graduated in 1977. Greg worked as a farmer, truck driver, and was a “Jack of all Trades”. In his spare time he enjoyed,
cheering on the NY Yankees and NC State University, watching the races at Bowman Gray Stadium, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Greg was a also member of Becks Reformed Church, where he served on the cemetery committee.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Gregory is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sherry Burkhart; son, Bret Burkhart (Ally); grandchildren, Craigan Grace, Jaxsen Bryce, and Hattie Kate; mother, Jane Burkhart; sister, Libby Akers; nephew, Brandon Akers; niece, Kara Akers; 1 great-niece and 1 great-nephew; and many special friends.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Becks Reformed Church, 2845 Becks Church Rd, Lexington, NC 27292, from 2pm – 4pm, with a memorial service following beginning at 4pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Becks Reformed Church – Cemetery Committee or Backpack Fund at 2845 Becks Church Rd, Lexington, NC 27292.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Trellis Supportive Care, Nurse Christy and Karri, for all their loving care and support.
Carolina Cremation is assisting the Burkhart family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.
“God looked down on his planned paradise and said “I need a caretaker.” so God made a farmer.”