James Alfred Burch Sr.
January 14, 1932 - October 21, 2017
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Roxboro, NC
Wednesday October 25, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Thursday October 26, 2017, 11:00 AM
Davis Family Cemetery
Ruff Davis Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
James Alfred Burch, Sr., 85, of Roxboro died Saturday, October 21, 2017 at this home. He was born in Person County to the late Owen Lester Burch and Onie Beaver Burch. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Dudley Hawkins Burch; an infant daughter, Kathryn Burch; and two brothers, Owen Burch and Frankie Burch. Mr. Burch was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He loved to fish and went deep sea fishing until he was 80 years old. Mr. Burch also loved farming and to draw and paint.
Surviving are his six children, James Alfred Burch, Jr. (Teresa), of Durham, Wanda Wilson, of Timberlake, Joy Burch, of Roxboro, Cynthia Crabtree (Gary), of Cedar Grove, Paige Sawyer-Brown, of Hurdle Mills, and Jayne Loftis (Jason), of Roxboro; four sisters, Alma Allen, Frances Carol Burch Ewing, Linda Springer, and Billie Faye Burch; ten grandchildren, James Alfred Burch, III, Jennifer Kramer, Donald Wilson, Jr., Robert Wilson, Melissa Padgett, Victoria Crabtree, Lilly Brown, Jackson Loftis, Jasper Loftis, and Jett Loftis; ten great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 6:30-8 PM Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Brooks & White Chapel.
A graveside funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Davis Family Cemetery with Dr. M. David Chambers officiating.
Pallbearers will be James Alfred Burch III, Jackson Burch Loftis, Robert Wilson, Donald Wilson, James Loftis, and Jeffrey Holt. Honorary pallbearers will be Lawrence “Pop” Walker, Gardner Whitfield, Gene Engen and Kent Nelson.