Brant R. Burkhart, 64, Watauga, Texas, a longtime employee of Luminant Power-I&C Technical Nuclear-SR, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015.


Brant R. Burkhart, 64, Watauga, Texas, a longtime employee of Luminant Power-I&C Technical Nuclear-SR, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015.
       

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Burial will be at Squaw Creek Cemetery in Glen Rose, Texas.
       

Brant was born Oct. 10, 1950, in Urbana, Ill., to James M. and Laura Gay Burkhart, while his parents were stationed at the air force base. He was a loving husband to his wife and loving father to his extended family. Mr. Burkhart was a life-long believer. He was active as Ordained Pastor of New Life Covenant Ministries, which supports Christian Missions and various churches. Mr. Burkhart came from a military family. His father, James M. Burkhart, was a career military officer. Brant was a U.S. Navy (Nuclear Fast Attack Submarine Service) veteran of the Vietnam era. He was a resident of Granbury, Texas from 1989 to 2014, and resided in Watauga, Texas until his passing.
       

He was preceded in death by his father, Col. (Ret) James M. Burkhart, Joplin.
       

Survivors are his wife, Pamela D. Burkhart; mother, Mrs. James M. Burkhart, Joplin; sons, John B. Burkhart, Stuart R. Burkhart and wife, Christa; stepsons, Gregory S. May and wife, Libby, Joshua L. May; stepdaughter, Alissa L. Ford and husband, Ben; brothers, James G. Burkhart and wife, Barbara, Scott D. Burkhart and wife, Mary; Niece, Brandyn Shea Willis and husband, Bart; nephew, Aaron Burkhart; grandchildren, Zhane Spencer Burkhart, Preston William-Reed Burkhart, Grace Elizabeth, Braden Allen, Mary Alice Sarah May, Addison Sarah Mathews, Avery Lynn and Emery Elizabeth Ford; grandnephews, Ethan, Jackson and Finn Willis.

Arrangements are under the direction of  Wiley Funeral Home, Granbury, Texas.