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HUGHESVILLE - Daniel Paul Burkhart, 55, of Hughesville, died Thursday, March 19, 2020 at The Gatehouse.

Born February 14, 1965 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Paul G. and Dorothy Joyce (Smith) Burkhart.

Danny was a graduate of Liberty High School, Class of 1984 and served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during Desert Storm. He was a member of the American Legion Post 35, Hughesville, and the Muncy VFW. In his free time Danny enjoyed playing guitar, singing, and writing his own music. He also loved his bearded dragons.

Surviving are his companion of over 10 years, Tammy Munson of Hughesville; a daughter, Amy K. Esposito of Williamsport; a step-daughter, Jennifer C. Haug of KS; a step-son, Steven C. Bessler of Williamsport; two sisters, Beth J. Burkhart of Liberty, and Sherry P. Osmond of Montoursville; and four grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with full military honors.

The family will provide the flowers and suggest contributions to the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home to help defray the funeral expenses.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Hughesville.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at Danny's memorial page.

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