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Robert Dale Burkhart

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“Life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Dearly loved, Robert Burkhart was absolutely the best. Father, teacher, coach and a great mentor to many lucky individuals! Unconditional, selfless...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Dan Hartwig - Walnut Creek, CA

“Joan, Kelly, and Megan,I was so sorry to hear about Bob. Although we did not know him for very long, he was so kind to Melanie, Ben, and me when we...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Scott McCulloch - Billings, MT

“Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: - WA

“Kind, caring, loving, gentle and giving. These are just a few of the words that come to mind, when describing Bob. Those that were fortunate to know...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Melanie McCulloch - Billings, MT

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything you need... you know where I am. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Janice Medley - Lewiston, ID

“Dearest Joan and family, words can never express the sorrow and love I have for you. I feel so privileged to have been able to call Bob my friend....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Lilas Broemmeling - Post Fall, ID


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Robert was born on January 1, 1932 and passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Robert was a resident of Spokane, Washington at the time of passing.

Bob and Joan moved to Pullman, WA where Bob attended college and played football quarterbacking the Cougars from 1951 through 1954.

He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers but was there for a short time before Uncle Sam called and he spent the next five and a half years in the U.S. Air Force.

God broke our hearts but he chose to take the very best." There will be a private service for immediate family.

In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice.

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