Eugene “Gene” Burch

Eugene “Gene” Burch

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 20 Apr 2017 (aged 91)
The Dalles, Wasco County, Oregon, USA
Burial Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 179599838 · View Source
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Eugene married 2 times. He first married Gladys Gruber and they divorced. He next married Thelma Potter.

Obit-Eugene “Gene” Burch passed away April 20th, 2017 at the Oregon Veteran’s Home in The Dalles, Oregon. Gene was born February 21, 1926 and was 91 years of age at the time of his passing. Gene was born in Louisville, Kentucky to Minnie Frances (Mahaffey) Burch. In February of 1945 Gene joined the Army and served in World War II. After serving in the war Gene worked as a machinist where he helped build the parts for the first lunar mission rocket. On August 26, 1966 Gene married Thelma Potter in Denver, Colorado. Together they raised two children. Gene is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife, Thelma Burch of Hood River, Oregon; and one son and one daughter. He was preceded in death by his mother, three brothers (Finley, Earl & Lawrence) and two sisters (Mary & Martha). Services are planned to honor Gene life and mourn his passing 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031. Friends are invited to greet with family during a time of viewing Wednesday evening from 4pm to 6pm also at Anderson’s. Gene will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery of Hood River. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family. (This obit was edited to protect the identies of the living.)

Hood River News- Eugene “Gene” Burch passed away April 20th, 2017 at the Oregon Veteran’s Home in The Dalles, Oregon. Gene was born February 21, 1926 and was 91 years of age at the time of his passing. A time for friends to visit with family and view is planned for 4pm – 6pm , Wednesday, April 26th and service to mourn Gene’s passing and honor his life is planned for Thursday, April 27th at Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031. Graveside Rites with military honors will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Visit www.AndersonsTributeCenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.


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  • Created by: Denise Beagley
  • Added: 22 May 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 179599838
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene “Gene” Burch (21 Feb 1926–20 Apr 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 179599838, citing Mountain View Memorial Cemetery, Hood River, Hood River County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Denise Beagley (contributor 48381160) .