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Mr. George Alvin Burkhalter, 88, of Leeds, passed away Thurs., July 20, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Burkhalter was a native of Cherokee County, the son of the late Charles and Mildred Baker Burkhalter; brother of the late Charles Burkhalter Jr..

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Sat., July 22, 2017 at Perry Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. R.G Lyons officiating; burial will follow in Cherokee Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. Sat.

Survivors include his wife Martha Campbell Burkhalter, son Michael (Carmen) Burkhalter of Florence, AL; daughter Robin (Larry) Pate of Vestavia Hills, AL; grandson Christian Michael Burkhalter.

He was a member of Leeds First United Methodist Church. Mr. Burkhalter served in the Korean War, and retired from the Alabama Beverage Control Board.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Leeds First United Methodist Church or Centre First United Methodist Church.

Perry Funeral Home Directing.