James Burrows Rich(1942 - 2013)


James Burrows, 71 of Greensboro, NC died Friday, November 15, 2013 at Beacon Place after a short illness and long struggle with Parkinson's disease. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Forbis and Dick-Guilford Chapel, 5926 W. Friendly Avenue. The family will receive friends following the service. Jim was born February 23, 1942 in Covington, Kentucky to the late Murray and Mabel Burrows Rich. He was raised in Park Hills and graduated from Dixie Heights High School in 1960. He graduated from Purdue University in 1964. His distinguished career as a Software Manager with IBM took him and his family to many locations inside and outside the United States. After he retired, Jim loved to travel and study genealogy. He is survived by his wife Carol Trocki Rich; sons: Greg Rich and wife Susana of Shawnee, Kansas, Mike Rich and wife Amy of Greensboro; five grandchildren: Abby, Leah, Eliana, Auden and Cora; and two brothers: Dr. John Rich of Kettering Ohio and Dr. Charles Rich of Mobile, Alabama. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kidney Cancer Association, PO Box 96503 #38269, Washington, DC 20090-6503 or Hospice of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. Online condolences may be offered by visiting at www.forbisanddick.com

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Nov. 21, 2013