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Herbert "Bubba" Jackson Burkhalter Jr.

May 16, 1952 February 5, 2019
Herbert  "Bubba" Jackson Burkhalter  Jr.
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Obituary for Herbert "Bubba" Jackson Burkhalter Jr.

Herbert J. “Bubba” Burkhalter, Jr., 66, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. He was born May 16, 1952 to Herbert J. and Johnnie Strickland Burkhalter and lived here all of his life. He was a graduate of Glennville High School and graduate of Savannah Tech with an associated degree in Civil Engineering Technology. He worked and retired after 28 years of telecommunications repair with Continental, Contel, GTE, Alltel and Windstream. Bubba committed his self to hard work with a reputation for dedication and as he said, a roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic, so after retirement he began a new career at Ft. Stewart with Altech, as a telephone tech I, GSTK and GC&E as a site manager and also served as a Tattnall County Commissioner for 19 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved spending time with his family. He was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church and is preceded in death by, parents; sister, Cindy Block, brother, Terry Burkhalter and father-in-law, Winston DeLoach.

He is survived by:

Wife, Holly D. Burkhalter of Glennville

Children, April Pirkle (Keith)
Ashlea Johnson all of Glennville

Sisters, Jeanette Taylor (Eddie) of Macon
Paulette Groover
Debbie Dasher (Robert)
Rhonda Kennedy (Royce) all of Glennville

Brothers, Charles Burkhalter (Wynette) of Claxton
Randy Burkhalter (Lisa)
Ricky Burkhalter all of Glennville

“Sister” and Special Cousin, Shelma Kitchens

Mother-in-law, Myrna DeLoach of Glennville

Brother-in-law, Charles Block of Glennville

Sister-in-law, Earlene Burkhalter of Glennville

Grandchildren, Delaney Pirkle, Macy Pirkle, Jackson Johnson, Ava Johnson, Adaline Johnson, , Numerous, Aunts, Cousins, Nieces, Nephews and other relatives also survive.

Visitation will begin 4:00 pm, Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am, Friday, February 8, 2019 at Harmony United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Bill Whitlow, Bob Whitlow, Calvin Shuman, Darrell Balance, Danny Anderson, Heath Brown, Drew Thomas, Lee Johnson, Heath Kingery, Brad Tatum

Honorary Pallbearers: Employees of GC&E and Tattnall Commissioners

In Lieu of Flowers please make remembrances to: Tattnall County CARES, P.O. Box 2356, Reidsville, GA 30453 OR Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30458 OR a charity of one’s choice in memory of Herbert J. “Bubba” Burkhalter.

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4:00 PM 2/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel

206 N. Veterans Boulevard
PO Box 609
Glennville, GA 30427

Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel
206 N. Veterans Boulevard Glennville 30427 GA
United States





11:00 AM 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Harmony United Methodist Church

1688 Harmony Church Road
Glennville, GA 30427

Harmony United Methodist Church
1688 Harmony Church Road Glennville 30427 GA
United States

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Harmony United Methodsit Church Final Resting Place

1688 Harmony Church Road
Glennville, GA 30427

1688 Harmony Church Road Glennville 30427 GA
United States

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