Dennis Ray Burch, of Ruskin, Florida, formerly of Covington, Georgia, died June 13, 2015, at the age of 70. Born to the late Penn M. Burch and Helen Antony Burch, he lived most of his life in Newton County before moving to Ruskin, Florida, in September 2005. Mr. Burch was a very active member of Willow Springs Church, in Social Circle, and in the Moose Lodge in Ruskin, Florida. He was employed with Hercules for many years. He loved dancing, playing golf and collecting NASCAR memorabilia. He was a loving father and grandfather, and cherished the time he spent with his three grandchildren. Mr. Burch was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Jeanette Burch.
Survivors include his daughters, Lori Burch-Farrow and husband, Todd, of Covington, Jennifer Keipper and husband, Scott; grandchildren, Luke, Kinsley and Peyton Keipper, all of Lithia, Florida; brothers, Bobby Burch of Oxford, Ronald Burch of Columbus; sisters, Sara Simpson of Covington, Sheila Burch of Oxford; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Burch will be held Friday, June 19, 2015, 11 a.m., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Rd., in Covington, with Rev. J.C. Studdard and Rev. Clint Powell officiating and interment followed in Lawnwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, in Memory of Dennis Ray Burch, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605.
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