Memorial services for Kurt E. Burkhart, 58, Lawrence, KS will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 20, 2022, at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence, KS. Kurt passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, June 10, 2022, at LMH Health in Lawrence, KS.
Kurt was born on September 11, 1963, in Topeka, KS, the son of Paul and Shirley Burkhart.
He was a loving son and cared for both of his parents throughout their lives.
Kurt was a shy and gentle man with a smile that would light up a room. His faith and church family brought him much peace and happiness. Kurt loved traveling and was an avid K-State, Royals and Chiefs fan. He loved a good roller coaster ride and theme parks!!! Kurt’s nieces and nephews have fond memories with him at Worlds of Fun, Disney Parks, and the Zoo. Kurt and his partner Scott enjoyed road trips to different baseball stadiums, Silver Dollar City, and most recently exploring the Smokey Mountains and Yellowstone Park.
Kurt is survived by his partner, Scott Richardson, sisters, Paula (David) Greeson, Diane (Pete) Barrett, sister-in-law, Lori Wiggins, and father-in-law, Darrell Richardson. Kurt loved spending time with his nieces, Tanya Fisher, Terra (Kevin) Salser, Amanda (Alex) Gnadt, Morgan (Tyler) Holloman, nephews, Darrin Wiggins, Dustin (Kelsey) Moore, great-nieces, Haylee Fisher, Raynee Fisher, Mariah Martinez, Maylayna Moore, great-nephews, Koltin Salser, Adler Gnadt, Michael Moore, Liam Elder-Pizzulo.
Kurt was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Shirley, and mother-in-law, Judy Richardson.
Memorial contributions may be made in Kurt’s name to Plymouth Congregational Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.