OBITUARY

Rick A Burkholder

February 22, 1955December 6, 2013

Rick A. Burkholder, 58, of Lima, died at 4:07 p.m., Friday, December 6, 2013, at his residence. He was born February 22, 1955, in Lima to Robert and Martha (Brewer) Burkholder. His father survives in Englewood, FL and his mother survives in Lima. On May 26, 1989, he married Lynn M. McCoy who survives. Also surviving are four children, Tracy (Joel) Long, Brittany Burkholder, Tom (Mindi) Coulter and Dave (Emily) Coulter all of Lima and fourteen grandchildren. Two sisters and a brother, Shelby Burkholder and Eric (Tammy) Burkholder both of Lima and Cyndy Webb of Nineveh, IN., also survive him. Mr. Burkholder was a self-employed contractor. He was a 1973 graduate of Shawnee High School. He received his Associate’s degree from The Ohio State University and was working on his Bachelor’s degree. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 1533, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 3615, both of Indian Lake. He loved to fish and camp. He was an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. His most cherished thing in life was sharing Kit Kat candy bars with his grandchildren. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME. Burial will follow in Shawnee Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday, from 2-4, and 6-8 p.m. at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Services

  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 11, 2013
  • Calling Hours Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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Rick A Burkholder

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Duke Mauk

December 12, 2013

I'm so sorry to hear this Rick was such a nice guy .I graduated with him in 1973.My wife and I will keep your family in our prayers...peace be with you ,Duke Mauk

December 12, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. As a fellow member of the Shawnee class of 73 I remember Rick as a nice, fun loving guy. May your memories help you get through these tough days. Cindy Parmenter McFarland

Pam Ovelgonne

December 12, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Rick's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Deborah Crum

December 10, 2013

So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

Patty Opperman

December 10, 2013

So sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

robin hellman

December 10, 2013

to a very good man, your going to be missed god bless, robin hellman my thoughts and prayers are with your family

December 10, 2013

My heart and prayers go out to your family. May God watch over all of you...sincerely Karen and Eric Bickelhaupt

tammy bushong

December 10, 2013

So sorry for your loss to all of you

Jennifer Cooley

December 10, 2013

My heart & prayers are with u all!! May peace, love, & understanding fill your hearts during this difficult time.

December 10, 2013

With Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your loved one.

Donald Gilbert & family
Pam Morgan Laing & family
The Class of 73 Shawnee High School