Ammon Burkholder, truck co. owner

By on July 20, 2011

Ammon N. Burkholder, 62, of Shiloh, Ohio, died Friday, July 15, 2011 at his home.

He was born Jan. 29, 1949 in Ephrata. He had lived in Shiloh for the past 35 years.

Ammon was the owner and operator of Ammon Burkholder Trucking Company since 1971. He was a member of the Chester Mennonite Church in Wooster, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife: Floretta "Flossie" (Martin) Burkholder; his children: Clyde Loren Burkholder, of Shiloh; Diane Yvonne Burkholder, of Shreve, Ohio; and Ileen Renee (Lavern) Troyer, of Millersburg, Ohio; five grandchildren; his parents: George O. and Anna Mary (Nolt) Burkholder, of Ephrata; his siblings: Lester, husband of Annie Burkholder, of Ephrata; Mary Ellen, wife of Clarence Weaver, of Martinsburg; Erma, wife of Norman Shirk, of New Holland; Ida Ann, wife of Marvin Martin, of Versailles, Mo.; and Etta, wife of John Mark Martin, of New Holland.

He was preceded in death by his son: Edwin Lamar Burkholder in 1973.

Funeral services were held July 19 at at the Chester Mennonite Church in Wooster, Ohio with Paul Zimmerman officiating. Burial followed at the Chester Mennonite Cemetery.

The family requests that flowers be omitted.

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