Richard Lewis Burkhart, 99, of Raeford, died Friday October 16, 2015. He was born June 24, 1916 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late George Noble Burkhart and Lucy Elanor Noble. He graduated from Purdue University and the University of Michigan and was a Forestry Manager. A WWII Veteran, he retired from the US Army as a Colonel. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 73 years, Lucille McNeill Burkhart; daughters, Marsha Lucas and her husband Bob and Elizabeth Godwin and her husband Michael; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday October 19, 2015 at Raeford Presbyterian Church, 128 W. Edinborough Ave., Radford, with a visitation scheduled one hour prior, at 10:00 AM in Ropp Hall. Burial will follow in the City of Raeford Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to www.mcneillmackiefuneralhome.com The family suggests Memorials to Raeford Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1570, Raeford, NC 28376. Arrangements by McNeill Mackie Funeral Home of St. Pauls.