McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

July 16, 2013

Dale Wesley Burch Jr.


Submitted report

McALESTER — Dale Wesley Burch Jr., 52, of McAlester, died Friday, July 12, 2013.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brumley-Mills Chapel with the Rev. Bob Kendrick officiating. Burial will be at Savanna Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.

Born Oct. 26, 1960, in McAlester, he was the son of Dale Wesley Sr. and JoElla Burch. He graduated from Savanna High School.

He enjoyed basketball, sports and his children.

Survivors include his children, Lace Burch and her mom, Patty Fields and Praire and River Burch, and their mom, Kris Lerblance; parents, JoElla (Burch) Smith, and Joe and Rockie Brown.

Also, brother and spouse, Brian A. and Jennifer Brown; sisters and spouses, Darlene Murphy, Tonya and Chris McGuire, Diann and Chris Woodley, and Deanna and Jason Crittenden, and nieces and nephews, Grover James Murphy Jr., Patricia Jolene Murphy, Karmyn Murphy, Kolbie McGuire, Kyra McGuire, Bradley McGuire, Blake Towel, Makenzie Brown, Tanner Brown and Mariah Krebbs.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Wesley Burch Sr.; grandparents, Stanley and Lorene Gibbs; uncle, Luther Burch, and nephews, Greg Murphy and James Cody Turney.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Griffin, Robert Scoggins, Darrell Smith, Grover Murphy, Chris Woodley and Chris McGuire.

Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Griffin, Jeff Parrit, Stanley Davis, Bobby Tucker, James Wister, Larry Tucker, Donald Gibbs, Mike Reich, Mike Krebbs, Terry Beck, Pete Crawley, Mike Humphreys and Joe Pickins.