Steven Kent Burkhart, 54, Winston, MO

Published 01/27 2014 09:03AM

Updated 01/27 2014 09:05AM

Steven Kent Burkhart, 54, Winston, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014.

He was born on January 6, 1960 in Cameron, Missouri, to Eugene and Fern (Cope) Burkhart.

Steve married Joanna Marie Schlegel on October 7, 1977.

Steve was a loving husband for 36 years, and a loving father and brother. He was a graduate of Winston High School and had served as a police officer in Hamilton, Mo and Iowa. Steve was currently a car hauler for Jack Cooper Transport. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 41.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Jim Swindler.

Survivors include his wife, Joanna of the home; two sons, Austin Burkhart, Butler, Missouri, Cajun Burkhart, Winston, Missouri; two brothers, Gene (Jean) Burkhart, Fairfield, Iowa and Tom (Linda) Burkhart, Cameron, Missouri; three sisters, Donna Swindler, Hamilton, Missouri, Helen (Jack) Pierick, Cameron, Missouri and Susie (John) Stamberger, Burleson, Texas and one grandson, Graysen Alexander Burkhart.

Services: 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at the Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Monday evening at the funeral home.

Burial: Cameron Memory Gardens, Cameron, Missouri.

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