He was born March 9, 1928, in Moundsville, WV, to the late George and Mary LaNora ( Seibert ) Burkhart.
Del was one of twelve children.
He was a farmer and worked at Olin Evanite Plastics in Carrollton , OH, where he received his nickname “Red”.
He is survived by his wife Doris Loretta (Colvin), whom he married on Jan. 14, 1946, celebrating 72 years together.
They have three sons: Richard (Renie) Burkhart of FL; Roger (Mary) Burkhart of Carrollton, OH; Olan (Linda) Burkhart of Carrollton, OH; a daughter, Karen (Rick) Snair of Carrollton, OH; nine grandchildren and many loving great and great – great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was his siblings and his daughter, Donna Orum.
A memorial service will be 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Allmon Dugger Cotton Funeral Home with David Shumard officiating.