POWELL — John R. Burkhart, 80, of Powell, Ohio, formerly of Apple Valley, passed away Feb. 10, 2017. He was born April 13, 1936, in Zanesville and graduated from Bishop Rosecrans High School. He retired from Swank Associated Companies.

He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Bintz Kraft Burkhart; children, Michael (Lori), Vincent and Stephan (Lisa) Burkhart, Susan O’Neil, Michael (Laura) Kraft and Jeannine Kraft (Tom Chalfant); grandchildren, Kaleb, Jessica, Allison and Stephanie Burkhart, Libby, David and Will O’Neil, Katie and Matt Kraft and Liam Kraft Wilson; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by first wife, Mary Nunn Burkhart; parents, Sylvester and Julia Burkhart; and brothers, Bernard and Thomas.

Friends may call at the Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Monday 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 925 E. Main St., Zanesville, OH 43701, Tuesday at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour before Mass. Interment Mt. Olive Cemetery. Prayer service Monday at 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Sanctuary Community Action (SCA), P.O. Box 505, Danville, OH 43014 or Columbus Alzheimer Association.


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