Reverend Hobert Burdin Jr
Reverend Hobert Burdin Jr, 86, passed away Mon. Feb. 3, 2014 at Transcendent Health Campus-South.
Hobert was born on May 8th, 1927 to Hobert Burdin and Inos Burdin (Lindsey) in Ohio County, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by one brother; Owen Burdin, one step-brother; Buster Gilstrap and one step-sister; Ella Bell Malin.
He married Anna Mae Purdue on July 30th, l948. Anna has been a faithful wife standing by his side throughout his entire adult life. They have been married for sixty-five years.
Hobert is survived by four daughters and one son: Carol Clark, Brenda Nix, Becky Knipp, Randy Burdin of Boonville and Teresa McBride of Blair, Nebraska; eleven grandchildren: Scott Clark, Ryan Nix, Robert Nix, Rodney Nix of Boonville, Aaron Burdin, Christen Burdin of Boise, Idaho, and Jennifer McBride, Jessica McBride, Sarah McBride, Emily McBride, David McBride of Blair, Nebraska,, six great-grandchildren: Meagan Nix, Kristopher Nix, Trevor Nix of Boonville, and Heather Clark, Dustin Clark, Dalton Nix of Rockport, IN, two great great grandchildren, Paxton & Brianna and one brother, Woodrow Burdin of Chrisney, IN.
Hobert is a WWII
Veteran. He was ordained as a General Baptist Minister on Aug. 30, 1958. Hobert pastored churches in Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois and Florida for 45 years, and also served as an interim pastor at numerous churches. He worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for over 10 years while in Indiana and Florida. His greatest loves, other than his family, were building churches and visiting the sick. Hobert never met a stranger.
Funeral service 1pm Friday, Feb. 7th at Koehler Funeral Home-Boonville Chapel. The service will be officiated by Rev. Chalmer Burden and Rev. Bob Carr with burial in Hackelman Cemetery in Spencer County, Ind. Friends may call 2-8pm Thursday Feb. 6th and Friday 11am until service time at the funeral home.
Condolences and any special remembrances may be made online at www.koehlerfuneralhome.com