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Edward Walter Burch Jr.


Mr. Edward Walter Burch, Jr., 69, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2022 in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

Edward was born in Jasper, TX on April 15, 1953, son to the late Edward Walter Burch Sr. and Johnnie Marie Biscamp Burch. Edward served in the US Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant and was Honorably discharged after 17 years of service. After the service, he worked as a Mechanic, Welder and Millwright before his retirement. He loved his wife and family and was a genially great man who will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Lola Burch and 5 siblings, Joseph Burch, Elaine Burkhalter, Brenda Shoemaker, Dorothy Doyle and Doris Burch.

He is survived by a son, Terry L. Lowery (Cykia) of Fayetteville; daughters, Christina Junius and Felicia Lowery, both of Fayetteville; a special adopted daughter, Staice Williams of Fayetteville; a brother, Alvin Burch (Margaret) of Deridder, LA; 3 sisters, Dixie Skidmore (Donald) and Debbie Habicht (David), both of Crestview, Fl, Della Smith of Deridder, LA; 5 grandchildren, a host of extended family members and his best friend, John Slade.

Visitation will be 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Cape Fear Baptist Church, 100 Indian Dr. Fayetteville, NC 28312.

Funeral Services will begin at 12:00 noon at the church with Rev. David Kamaka and Pastor Tony Brewington officiating.

Burial will follow at 2:00 PM in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, 8220 Bragg Blvd, Fort Bragg, NC 28310.