Paul Burkhart

Paul Burkhart, beloved husband of Joyce, cherished father of Larry and Mike, adored grandfather of Colton, Callee and Joey, passed away surrounded by his family after a brief battle with cancer. Paul was a hardworking man who never met a stranger. He was kind, generous and welcoming to all. Paul was owner/operator of Norton Service Center for 35 years. Paul had a passion for farming and a love for the land only surpassed by his love for his family. Paul and Joyce were married July 21, 1971. Together they raised their two boys on a farm in Norton. Larry and Mike grew to be fathers and Paul welcomed each grandchild with his loving arms. Left to mourn his passing are wife, Joyce; sons, Larry (Gena) and Mike (Renee). Grandchildren, Colton, Callee and Joey. Brother, Harold (Carolyn); sister, Linda (Tom). Sister-in-law, Debbie and brother-in-law, Chuck, many nieces and nephews and loving friends. Paul will be missed by all!  Calling hours will be May 9,  5-7 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m., at the Silva-Hostetler Funeral Home, 1199 Wooster Road W., Barberton. Interment at Mound Hill Cemetery, Seville. To share a memory or send a condolence, please visit

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