William Burkhead
Aug 15, 2012 | 2559 views | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend | print
William Brian Burkhead, 26, of Grand Chain, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.

A native of Massac County, Brian was an amazing father, who loved playing with his children and riding motorcycles.

He had a passion for farming and loved working for Ingram Barge. Brian was Chief of the Sam Fleming.

Survivors include his wife, Loretta Burkhead of Grand Chain; his children, Michelle and Mazzie Burkhead of Golconda and Eathan Burkhead and stepdaughter Gavin Smith of Grand Chain; his father, Billy Burkhead and wife Linda of Golconda; his mother, Darlene Harris of Vienna; two sisters, Sara Robson and husband Eric of Pleasant View, Tenn. and Leah Inman and husband Luckus of Metropolis; his grandmothers, Donna Burkhead of Metropolis and Cleta Snell of Grand Chain; three nieces, Hannah and Emman Inman of Metropolis and Kaitlyn Robson of Pleasant View; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Marshall Burkhead; and his maternal grandfather, Arnold Snell.

Funeral service was held Friday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. John Housewright officiating. Burial followed at Hillerman Baptist Church Cemetery.
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