Douglas F. Burcham, 67, of Erin, Tenn., born June 9, 1945, in Tennessee Ridge, Tenn., went to be with the Lord, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in Punta Gorda, Fla.
Mr. Burcham retired from the railroad and was an avid
woodworker. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and channel surfing. He was a loving father and grandfather, who will be missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen and Lillian, nee Black, Burcham; and a brother, Rev. Ronald R. Burcham.
Surviving are his children, Keien D. (Roderick Beverly) Burcham, Nashelle T. (Greg Sexton) Johnson, Heather S. (Juli Cargill) Tucker, Douglas A. Burcham, Cody D. Burcham, Jessica N. L. Burcham, Marli K. Burcham, and Tiffany K. Burcham; his grandchildren, Brock, Drake, Erin, Zachary, Ashlee, Stephen, Tinika, and Skyler; and two sisters, Arreka (Keith) Melton and Rachel (Ralph) Emerson.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at the Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill., with the Rev. Charles West officiating. Interment will be held in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 31, 2012