Born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Friday, Sept. 7, 1962, he was the son of Charles Wesley Burdin and Glenda Lue Wills Burdin. He loved being with his family, reading the Bible and was active with the youth ministry at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Southside where he was a member. He also loved watching the Indianapolis Colts play football, enjoyed traveling and track. He had a master's degree in Sociology and worked for the Social Security Administration for 15 years.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Jana Skinner Burdin, of the home; two sons, Kaleb and Karsten Burdin and two daughters, Briley and Carrigan Burdin all of Batesville; two brothers, Tony Burdin, of Carterville, Ill., and David Burdin, of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; brothers-in-law, David Skinner and his wife, Tammy, of Troy, Ill., and Steve Skinner and his wife, Pam, of Jonesboro, Ark.; mother-in-law, Ruth Skinner, of Batesville, and a cousin, Gary Burdin, of Damascus, Ark.
He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandparents, and paternal grandparents.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., today, Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the Roller-Crouch Chapel in Batesville with Gary Burdin and Bob Dailey officiating.
Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.
Pallbearers were Dustin Burdin, Jesse Minnick, Brian Skinner, Dan Sanders, Bruce Rutherford, Taylor Burdin, Mason Burdin, and Andrew Willett.
Honorary pallbearers were the employees of the Social Security office in Batesville.
You may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.