Richard Lee Burkholder passed away March 10, 2020, at Lima Convalescent Home, after a long battle with Dementia. He was born in Lima, May 12, 1934, to William & Anna Burkholder. He married Marilyn Jean Lhamon on May 24, 1959, they celebrated over 60 years together in 2019. His wife survives in Lima. He was proceeded in death by his parents, a sister Rosemary, and two brothers, Ed and Jim. He is survived by his wife, a brother, Tom (wife Patricia) along with several nieces & nephews. “Dick” or “Mr.B” as he was known served as a tank mechanic during the Korean Conflict and returned to Lima working as an auto mechanic for most of his life. After retiring, he drove for the Board of DD, Marimor School for several years. Dick was a caring and outgoing man who lived life to its fullest.
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