A Living Legend no More




“RICHARD W BURKHARDT BUILDING: Honors Richard W. Burkhardt, a gentle, compassionate, effective administrator who contributed immeasurably to the development of Ball State University over 33 years from 1952 to 1985 as scholar, professor, Vice President for Instructional Affairs and Dean of Faculties, Provost, and Acting President.”

Saturday, March 8, 2014, Dr. Richard W. Burkhardt will be laid to rest with his wife of 72 years, Dorothy Burkhardt.  Dr. Burkhardt outlived his wife by less than 40 days.  The services will be held at Grace Episcopal Church at 11:00 am with visitation afterwards.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, P.O. Box 807, Muncie, IN 47308 or Motivate our Minds, 2023 E. Highland Ave, Muncie, IN 47303.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at meeksmortuary.com.

His full obituary can be found at thestarpress.com.

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