Joseph J. Burkhart, 48, a long-distance truck driver died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at the Southeast Volusia Hospice Care Center in Edgewater.
Burkhart was born in Dodge City and move to Edgewater in 2000 from Hutchinson.
He is survived by a son, Jared Burkhart; three daughters, Jaimie, Katie and Kelly Burkhart all of Everett, Wash.; his father and stepmother, Jerald and Pat Burkhart of Port Orange Fla., his mother, Ruth Burkhart of Gothenberg, Neb.; two sisters, Diane Burkhart of Hutchinson and Theresa Demoret of Gothenberg; and his girlfriend, Karen Whitney of Edgewater.
He was preceded in death by his former wife, Rhea Burkhart, and a sister, Deborah Morrell.
Cremation will be by Dudley Crematory in New Smyrna Beach. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Joe Burkhart's Children's Education Fund, attn: Central Kansas Credit Union, P.O. Box 2708, Hutchinson, Kansas 67504-2708.