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Ray Douglas Burchfield


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Ray Douglas Burchfield Obituary
Ray Douglas Burchfield, 82, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014. Funeral: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sagamore Baptist Church, 2301 Dottie Ln., Fort Worth. Interment: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood. Ray was born Aug. 27, 1931, in Bonham to James Alfred and Opal Mae Tyler Burchfield. He met his wife, Dolores, in Vernon and they were married on April 19, 1949. They moved to Fort Worth shortly afterwards. He retired from General Motors at the age of 55 after working there for over 32 years. Ray was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was a great provider for his family. Ray was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. Survivors: Wife of 65 years, Dolores; children, Brenda Walton and husband, Don, Lynn Burchfield and wife, Mary, Diana Allgood and husband, Mike, and Douglas Burchfield and wife, Kim; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Jeanette, Mildred and Cynthia.
Published in Star-Telegram on Mar. 17, 2014
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