Emory Gerald Burkhalter, age 75, of Crestview, went home to His Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 27. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 26, 1944 and had to moved to Crestview 19 years ago from Dallas, Georgia. Emory was a faithful member of Milligan Assembly of God. He loved his church, he loved his pastor, he loved his God and he adored his wife. He loved and prayed for his children daily.
Emory was proud of the time, that he served honorably in the USAF. He always enjoyed taking trips with his friends and camping.
Preceding him in death are his parents Louie Foy Burkhalter & Margaret Grace Burkhalter and a brother Charles Wesley Burkhalter.
Survivors include his loving wife Juanita Sanders Burkhalter
4 children Stanley Benton Burkhalter, Steven William Burkhalter, Edward Tyson Burkhalter & Courtney Elizabeth Morris
2 sisters Merlin Burkhalter Goss and Sylvia Burkhalter Holland
10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren
A Home going celebration will be held at 6:00PM, Sunday, August 30, from the Milligan Assembly of God with Pastor Mike White officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Emory will be taken to West Cobb Funeral Home in Marietta, Georgia with burial to follow in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia.
The family requests that if you are feeling ill or have been exposed to COVID-19 to please stay home and express your condolences online or by phone.