JOHN R. BURCHETT
ASHVILLE — John R. Burchett, 77, of West Jefferson, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.
Born Aug 8, 1936 in Huntington, West Virginia, to the late John A. and Alta (Wilson) Burchett.
John was a retired carpenter from Local 200 of Columbus and also served an interim Pastor for many Central Ohio Churches of the years.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran.
A member of First Baptist Church in West Jefferson, West Jefferson F&AM Lodge 221.
A graduate of Louisa High School Class of 1955.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy (Pennington) in May of 1992.
Survivors include son, David (Rebecca) Burchett of London; daughter, Kimberly (Jack) VanKeuls of Westerville; grandchildren, Katie and Maggie VanKeuls, Macy and Amy Burchett.
Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the First Baptist Church, 686 W. Jefferson-Kiousville Road, West Jefferson, with a Funeral Service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, with Pastor Glade May officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
In charge of arrangements is OLIVER-CHEEK FUNERAL HOME, 420 W. Main St., Ashville.