PHILIP BURKHALTERFebruary 9th, 2019
DeKALB, Texas—Philip Manuel Burkhalter, 38, of DeKalb died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Epping, N.D. Mr. Burkhalter was born April 10, 1980, in New Boston, Texas. He was a oil field foreman with the Roustabout Crew. He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Lansdale Burkhalter. Survivors include his wife, Teresa Conover Burkhalter of DeKalb; two sons, Christian Burkhalter of New Boston and William Cook of Gilliam, La.; one daughter, Chloe Smith of DeKalb; his father and stepmother, Charles Bryan and Pat Burkhalter of New Boston; his grandmother, Lottie Burkhalter of Simms, Texas; two brothers, Jeffrey Ruyle of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Bobby Joe Anderson of Lewisville, Texas; his birth mother, Rebecca Hallmark of Grand Prairie, Texas; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church, Simms, with the Rev. Paul Burkhalter officiating. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery under direction of Bates Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church. Online registration is at batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.