Thursday, April 30th, 2009...8:23 pm
Llewellyn J. Burckhalter III ’47
Llewellyn Jarrette Burckhalter III, 82, beloved husband of LeClair
Anderson Burckhalter, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at his residence.
Mr. Burckhalter was born Dec. 11, 1926, to Helen Marsh and Llewellyn
Jarrette Burckhalter Jr. at the family home on Whiskey Road in Aiken. He
grew up in Aiken, attended Aiken city schools and worked at the
Graniteville Mills while he was in high school. He then attended The
Citadel and served in the Navy during World War II. Mr. Burckhalter
worked at the U.S. Post Office and then Farmers and Merchants Bank,
before beginning a 31-year career with DuPont as the head of traffic and
transportation at the Savannah River Site. Survivors in addition to his
wife LeClair, include two sons, Dr. L. Jarrette (Cindy) Burckhalter IV
of Orangeburg and Thomas Anderson (Teresa) Burckhalter of Beaufort; two
granddaughters, Tiffany (Andy) Hunter of Orangeburg and Megan (John)
Harrison of Columbia; two great-grandchildren, Andrew Hydrick Hunter and
Annabelle Holliday Hunter; a brother, Walter Marsh (Jewel) Burckhalter;
a niece, Julie (Jimmy) Cranford; and a nephew, Marsh (Lisa) Burckhalter.
A graveside service will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Millbrook
Baptist Church Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. at
First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. David Cozad and Jane
Keisler officiating. The family will receive friends at the church
following the memorial service. Memorial contributions may be directed
to First Presbyterian Church, 224 Barnwell Ave. N..W, Aiken, SC 29801.
Visit the online memorial at www.shellhouseriversfuneralhome.com.