Jerry Linden Burkhammer, 78, of Weston passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.
He was born in Weston on July 18, 1941, a son of the late James William and Rita Mae Stalnaker Burkhammer. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Linn Burkhammer; one brother, George Edwin Burkhammer; and one infant brother, Norman Burkhammer.
Jerry is survived by four children: Carl “Buck” Burkhammer and wife, Tylee, and Mike Burkhammer and wife, Peggy, both of Weston, Danny Nicholson and wife, Kristen, of Cold Water, and Lindsay Brooke Kline of Elkins; six grandchildren: Selena Burkhammer, Karla Burkhammer McCourt, Brandy Burkhammer Smith, Megan Burkhammer Sprouse, Johnathan Burk-hammer and Faithen Beagle; eleven great-grandchildren: Aleesea Hogue, Madilynn Hogue, Gary Hogue, Kinslee McCourt, Kadison McCourt, Maci Smith, Enslee Smith, Alice Sprouse, Finley Beagle, Braden Beagle and Isaac Queen; and two siblings: Larry Burkhammer and Judy Lattea.
Jerry made his living as a self-employed mechanic and had a gift for turning junk into another man's treasure. Some junk he just couldn't part with making him an avid junk collector. He also enjoyed traveling, car shows, and photography. Jerry was always sure to pay his respects at the funerals of his family, friends, and neighbors.
Family and friends gathered at Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew from 3-7 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019. Funeral Services began at 7 p.m. Pastor Dwayne Brown officiated. Following the services, Jerry's request for cremation were honored.
We, at Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, are honored and privileged to serve the family of Jerry Linden Burkhammer. Online condolences may be expressed at www.PatBoyle FuneralHome.com.