D. Scott Burkhart, 46, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., died Nov. 3, 2012, at Heartland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph, Mo.

Scott was born on Nov. 22, 1965, in Riverside, Calif., to Raymond John and Beverly Ann Vincent Burkhart. On Nov. 22, 2000, he married Kathy Morgan in Gallatin, Mo. She survives of the home.

Scott attended school in Delmar and Colonie, N.Y. He served our country in the Navy and Marines for eight years. He worked in Chillicothe, Mo., at Graves Meats, as a meat processor. He had formerly worked at Landmark, Gallatin, Mo.

Survivors include his parents, Raymond "Skip" and Beverly Burkhart, Ocklawaha, Fla.; brother, Jeffery David (Amy) Burkhart, Albany, N.Y.; daughter, Sharra Pollard, Independence, Mo.; three grandchildren, Kadin, Jacob, and Clayton; and numerous family members and friends.

Scott was preceded in death by his grandmother, Genevieve Vincent.

The body has been cremated under the direction of Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton, Mo. A celebration of life services/gathering will be held on Thursay, Nov. 8, 2012, from 2 to 2:30 p.m., at Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton, Mo.