Services for Gary Vance Burkhart II of Waurika, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in the Chapel of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta. Officiating will be the Rev. Tommy Higle. Interment will follow in the Eastman Cemetery, Eastman Community, under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marietta.
The son of Gary Vance Burkhart and Paulette Henson Burkhart, Mr. Burkhart was born April 15, 1972, in Lubbock, Texas. He passed away Friday, June 21, near Campground #1 at Waurika Lake.
A graduate of Roosevelt High School in Lubbock, Gary had been a resident of Waurika since 1997. He was employed as a truck driver. His hobbies included playing golf, boating, going to flea markets and rebuilding/restoring antique cars.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, George Van Burkhart; grandparents, Winford and Fannie Pearl Henson; and aunts, Elizabeth Cooke and Carolyn Dewbre.
Survivors include his wife, Tammy Price of the home in Waurika; father, Gary Vance Burkhart of Marietta; mother, Paulette Burkhart of Lubbock; grandmother, Anna Lee Burkhart of Marietta; sister and brother-in-law, Gina Rena and Jeffrey Cowen and their son, Jackson of Abilene, Texas; stepdaughter, Christy Sewell of Ryan, Okla.; stepgrandson, Ethan Sewell; aunts, Vanda Harvey and Sue Berry of Allen, Texas, and Tamara Chatman and husband, Alton of Vernon, Texas; uncles, John Burkhart and wife, Susan of Kemp, Texas, and Rick Burkhart of Marietta; and numerous cousins.
Casket bearers will be Merrick Burkhart, Jeff Burkhart, Jeff Harvey, Joe Sewell, Mike Wilkerson and Mike Wilkerson Jr. Honorary bearers are Dennison Foster and Sam Baurm.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
Online guest book: wattsfuneralhome.com.