Garry Wayne Burkholder
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Dr. Garry W. Burkholder, 53, passed away on June 2, 2021 at Hubbard Hospice at CAMC, Charleston, WV after a battle with prostate cancer.
Garry was born on June 9, 1967 in Parkersburg WV to Mary Ann and the late Blaine Burkholder.
He was a 1986 graduate of Parkersburg High School and spent 6 years in the United States Marine Corps as a member of the 1/6th2nd Marine Division. While serving he earned 2 Bronze Stars during his combat tours. He attended Marshall University and graduated from Marshall University School of Medicine. Following residency, he worked as a Hospitalist at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He had a passion for medicine and a love for helping those in his care.
In addition to his mother, Garry is survived by his wife of 28 years, Cindy; son: Blake; and twin daughters: Alva and Reagan, all of Hurricane; brothers: Melvin Burkholder of Parkersburg, Robert Burkholder (Missy) and Michael Burkholder both of Sanford, NC; mother-in-law: Terri Bond of Hurricane; and brother-in-law: Ryan Bond (Kelly) of Frisco, Texas; as well as several nieces and nephews and a lot of special friends and co-workers.
The family will receive friends 6:00 until 8:00pm Sunday, June 6, 2021 at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane WV.
A private burial at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane WV with full military honors provided by the James Marshall American Legion Post # 187, Winfield.
Anyone wishing to leave an online memory may do so by visiting his tribute page at: www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com
Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane WV 25526 is honored to handle Dr. Burkholders arrangements.