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Walter Earl "Walt" Burdick
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Obituary for Walter Earl "Walt" Burdick

Walter Earl "Walt" Burdick, age 85 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Friday afternoon, March 23, 2018 at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins, WV with his loving daughter at his side and under the care of WV Caring. He had been in declining health.

He was born Tuesday, July 12, 1932 at Corry, PA a son of the late Frank C. and Helen S. Bromley Burdick. On January 15, 1955 at Alexandria, VA he was married to the former Virginia Lee Bush, who survives. They had celebrated sixty-three years of marriage. Also surviving are one son, Dale Edward Burdick and companion Connie Bailey of Martinsburg; one daughter Sherry Straley and husband Jim of Kerens; one step son, George Conley Nelson of Walker, LA; one sister, Isabelle Swart and husband Ken of Corry, PA; four grandchildren, Matt, and Steve Straley, Amber, and Joshua Burdick; and three great grandchildren, Tristen, Jeffrey, and Larissa Clarke.

Preceding him in death are two brothers, Alton and Lloyd Burdick; and three sisters, Dorothy Scott, Mary Bowman, and Frances Smith.

He was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict, had worked as a delivery driver for Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Elkins for over thirty years, was a member of the Aerie # 2344, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and enjoyed woodworking and making lawn ornaments.

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 to 8 PM, Monday. Final Rites will be conducted at the funeral home, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11 AM. Preaching Minister Jason Brandon will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins, WV.

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