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Horace Jacob Birchfield
Birth: Nov. 30, 1921
Bryson City
Swain County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 4, 2006
Bryson City
Swain County
North Carolina, USA

Horace Jacob Birchfield, 84, of the Robinson Gap community, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, May 4, 2006, at his residence.
A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Caro and Katherine DeHart Birchfield. Horace had worked for Carolina Building Supply, Hughes Building Supply and Carolina Wood Turning. He was a carpenter. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and was preceded in death by seven brothers, a daughter, Patricia Jean Lambert and granddaughter, Cynthia Renee Fortner.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Evelyn Edwards Birchfield; daughter, Rena Fortner of Marietta, Ga.; son, Zeke Birchfield of Bryson City; five grandchildren, Paula Parton, Jim Lambert, Leon Birchfield, Carla Fortner and Horace Duke Fortner;13 great-grandchildren.

There are all gone now, but they will never be forgotten - Glen, Carl, Sam, Milburn, Horace, Telitha, Frank, Marvin, Wade, Wiley, and Carroll. What a great family! 
 
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 Parents:
  Caro Cleveland Burchfield (1891 - 1964)
  Catherine Talitha DeHart Burchfield (1894 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Evelyn Edwards Birchfield (1924 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Glenn Birchfield (1914 - 1978)*
  Carl Lee Birchfield (1916 - 1917)*
  Sam Gordon Birchfield (1917 - 1984)*
  Milburn Joel Birchfield (1919 - 2006)*
  Horace Jacob Birchfield (1921 - 2006)
  Lelitha Birchfield (1924 - 1927)**
  Telitha Birchfield (1924 - 1927)*
  Marvin Caro/Charles Burchfield (1926 - 2001)*
  Frank Edgar Birchfield (1926 - 1926)*
  Wade Juel Birchfield (1929 - 2004)*
  Wiley Joel Birchfield (1929 - 1984)*
  Carroll Burchfield (1934 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Arlington Cemetery
Bryson City
Swain County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: John
Record added: May 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14185973
Horace Jacob Birchfield
Added by: John L. Mathis
 
Horace Jacob Birchfield
Added by: John
 
Horace Jacob Birchfield
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Added by: John L. Mathis
 
 
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- Bill Grimm
 Added: Jun. 27, 2015
We miss you uncle horace
- linda birchfield pate
 Added: Mar. 29, 2012
The picture shown is the Burchfield Coat-of-Arms that we have adopted. It has what appears to be a Fox Hound poised at the top of the crest, and another hound on the center of the crest as though prancing beside it's owner.
- John
 Added: May. 7, 2006
 
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