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Tuesday July 24th, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Graveside Service

Burch Cemetery
Tuesday July 24th, 2018

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Interment at: Burch Cemetery

Burch Cemetery
Tuesday July 24th, 2018

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Joseph Burch

Joseph “Joe” Burch, age 77, of Sylva passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at his home. He was the son of the late Delous and Matilda Burch.

Joe was a member of New Savannah Baptist Church. He loved to volunteer with Jackson County delivering meals on wheels and firewood. He dearly loved his family and would help anyone who had a need.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers and their wives; Ernest and Geneva Burch, Lyda and Delores Burch and Verlin and Geraldine Burch, along with one brother-in-law; Mack Johnson.

He is survived by two brothers; Rev. David (Evelyn) Burch and Jimmy (Darlene) Burch, and one sister; Bessie Johnson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Burch Cemetery on Burch Road with Rev. Tommy Ashe officiating. The family will speak with friends following the service at the home adjacent to the cemetery.

Appalachian Funeral Services is serving the family.  

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I have always known Joe .We went to school together . He has always been a really nice man . I am so sorry to hear of his passing . David and Bessie and all the family , I'll be praying for you .

Geneva Lineberry Jul 25 2018 12:00 AM

David and family, I am so sorry to hear of Joe passing. I will keep all the family in my prayers during this sad time.

Thelma Lea Gates Jul 22 2018 12:00 AM

David I am remembering your family in prayer.

Brenda Holt Jul 22 2018 12:00 AM

Brenda sponaugle Jul 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Burch

Brenda sponaugle Jul 21 2018 12:00 AM

Im so sorry to learn of the passing of your dear loved one. Times like this are especially hard to cope with, so Ill leave you with a scripture to help you through the days ahead. Isaiah 25:8. Sometimes our trails and tribulations can rob us of our future- never allow it to blind you from the hope Jehovah gives us for the future. Isaiah 65:21-25.

Kay Jul 21 2018 12:00 AM

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