In memory of
Philip Edward Burkhalter
BURKHALTER, Philip Edward, 87, of Richmond, Va., passed away January 5, 2017. He was born June 13, 1929 in Charlotte, N.C. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley Burkhalter, whom he met at a dance in March 1955 and married in November 1955. He is also survived by his children, Mark Acoma, Ellen Burkhalter and Joy Magee (Billy); and five grandchildren, William, Jeffrey, Steven, Autumn and Ike. Philip graduated from UNC Chapel Hill, where he ran cross country track. He served as a Lieutenant MP in the U.S. Army. He earned his MBA from Columbia University, worked at Gulf Chevron for 32 years and after retiring worked for Ukrop's and Martin's grocery stores for 22 years. He was a member of the Bon Air Christian Church (DOC), where he served in many capacities and became Elder Emeritus. Philip loved his family and his church. He... Published by Joseph W. Bliley Funeral Home | Full obituary
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