Born: November 16, 1941
Died: January 20, 2013
Sergeant First Class, Richard Lee Burkholder, U.S. Army, Retired, died in Mercy Hospital, Ardmore, Oklahoma January 20, 2013 at the age of 71 years 2 months and 4 days. He was born November 16, 1941 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Roy and Anna Nasetka Burkholder, Sr.
SFC Burkholder served in both the Korean and Vietnam eras and had been stationed in Korea and in Germany during his service. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces expeditionary Medal, the Good Conduct Medal w/6th Award and the Army Commendation Medal for his Honorable Service to his country.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Rich and Elizabeth Burkholder, Edmond, Oklahoma and his daughter, Joanne Sauders.
Cremation-With-Care was provided by Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory. No services are scheduled at this time.