Matthew R. Burkhart, 30 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:49 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, IL. He was born on May 1, 1989 in Decatur, IL the son of Thomas A. and Rena S. (Allen) Burkhart.


He is survived by his Parents: Thomas and Rena Burkhart of Taylorville; Brothers: Charles Burkhart of Stonington and Tyler Burkhart of Taylorville, IL; Grandparents: Everett and Janet Allen of Pana, IL; Kay King of Decatur, IL; Great-Grandmothers: Maxine Vincent of Taylorville, IL and Alberta Allen of Taylorville, IL; Aunts and Uncles: Rose (Skeet) Doubles of Stonington, IL; Ann (Den) Gregory of Clinton, IL; Ron (Tina) Allen of Stonington, IL; Randy Allen of Morrisonville, IL; Rick Allen of Decatur, IL; Dan Cook of Assumption; Jenny Fikan of Cerro Gordo, IL and Niece: Akela Burkhart of Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his Great-Grandpas: Frank Vincent and Evan Allen, Step-Grandpas: J.C. King and Gail Burkhart and Grandmother: Mary Burkhart.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral Service will follow the visitation starting at 12:00 noon at Sutton Memorial Home with Rev. Billy Howard officiating. Burial will be in Old Stonington Cemetery in Stonington, IL.

Memorials may be made to the United Cerebral Palsey of Land of Lincoln 101 N. 16th St. Springfield, IL 62703.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. 
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