Burcham Hegwood
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Burcham Wayne Hegwood (Bert) was born on September 17, 1934 in Gary, IN to the late Fountaine and Cloteal Hegwood. Bert graduated from Gary Roosevelt High School, Class of 1954. Bert was a former employee of Inland Steel, The City of Gary Building Department, The Gary Housing Authority, Model Cities, and Middle Passage. He was a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and a devoted member of Liberty Baptist Church. Bert was preceded in death by his his parents; three sisters, Audrey, Norma, Vertis; three brothers, Norman, Haston, Nathan; great granddaughter, Daja. Bert leaves his cherished memories to his beloved and faithful wife, Maeoma Hegwood; children, Ina (Marlon) Scott of Gary, IN, Acie (Erma) Foreman of Chicago, IL; sisters, Phylliss Richardson of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Hazel (Kenny) Montgomery of Gary, IN; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and a host of loving relatives and friends. Bert departed this life March 19, 2017. Visitation will be Friday March 24, 2017 from 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. Family hour from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Guy & Allen Funeral Home. Home Going Celebration-11 A.M March 25, 2017 Liberty Baptist Church 2301 Roosevelt St. Gary, IN 46404.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Mar. 22, 2017.
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April 3, 2017
Phyliss - I am saddened by the news of Bercham's passing. I remember all of you fondly from Delaney and from Zion Progreessive Baptist Church choir. I pray that the love and attention of friends and God's amazing grace will sustain you.
Carolyn Coleman Dillon
March 24, 2017
Please accept our prayers and condolences in your time of loss.
Michael and Joanne Kovacich
March 23, 2017
Offering my condolences to the family
Sabrina Moore
March 22, 2017
My sincerest condolences to the family.

May your treasured memories and the drawing close to Almighty God in prayer comfort and strengthen you during this most difficult time.

March 22, 2017
Ina you have my deepest sympathy in the passing of your loved one. Please remember that earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal. I will keep you and your family in my prayers
Michelle Montgomery
March 22, 2017
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Evelyn Adkins
March 22, 2017
My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12
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