Joy E Burkhart age 84, Friday, December 1, 1933 – Saturday, June 2, 2018

Joy E. Burkhart age 84, of Princeton, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at her residence. She was born Friday, December 1, 1933, in Ft. Branch, IN to Paul and Rozella (Woods) Schmittler both of whom have preceded. She was a lifelong Gibson County area resident and on January 8, 1958 in Ft. Branch, IN, she married Burl M. Burkhart, who survives. Joy was a 1951 graduate of Ft. Branch High School and was a lifelong homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Burl Burkhart of Princeton, and her brother Walter (Shirley) Schmittler of Princeton, IN. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Graveside services will take place at 10:00 a.m. C.S.T. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Bowman Cemetery located on SR 56 west of Petersburg, IN. with Pastor Gene Burkhart officiating. The family has placed Doyle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334.

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