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David Allison Burkhart

November 30, 1945 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 74)

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David Allison Burkhart, age 74, of Nebo, NC passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC.


David was born November 30, 1945 in Chattanooga, TN to the late Estell Burkhart and Naomi Ross Daves.  He worked as a machine operator for Sipes Woodcarving in Hickory until his retirement. He loved woodcarving, even in his free time.  He also enjoyed fishing and antique trucks. 


Those left behind to cherish David’s memory are his beloved wife, Mabel Lorine Baker Burkhart; two children, Elaine Barrier (Mike) and Kevin Burkhart all of Morganton, NC; two step-children, Keith Bishop and Tammy Buchanan both of Nebo, NC; several grandchildren including his sidekick, Nicholas Hutchins; and three siblings, Roger Burkhart (Renee), Debbie Hicks (Ralph) and Vickie Abernathy (Rick) all of Morganton, NC.


In keeping with David’s wishes no services will be held at this time.


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