Doyle E. Berckefeldt, 1943-2016

Doyle Berckefeldt

Doyle Berckefeldt

The Rev. Doyle E. Berckefeldt, 77, the son of August Otto Berckefeldt and Vesta Wilhite Berckefeldt, was born in Pueblo, Colorado on April 17, 1943, and passed away at his home in Batesville, Arkansas on Sept. 19, 2016.

Doyle was a retired associate clergy member in the United Methodist Church, having served pastoral appointments in the North Arkansas and Arkansas Conferences, including Cincinnati, Melbourne, Manila, Yellville, Monette and St. John UMC Hope. He had been a Batesville resident since 2006.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Darlene Berckefeldt, who passed away in 2015. He is survived by two sons, Jeff of Melbourne, Arkansas and Rob of Tyler, Texas, besides other relatives and many friends.

A private graveside service was held at Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville.