Morris Cilvester Burcham | 1934-2018

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Morris Cilvester Burcham

Morris Cilvester Burcham, 84, of Boyd, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Azle.

Funeral was Sept. 16 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd with the Rev. Fred Raney officiating.

Morris was born Jan. 20, 1934, in Rienzi, Miss., to Henry and Verona (Rinehart) Burcham. He married Barbara Sue Harden Nov. 28, 1964, in Weatherford. Morris served our country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War era. He was a member of the Baptist Church and was a retired aircraft mechanic.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Brad Ballew; grandsons Gerald Burcham and Jeff Reid; and brother Harold Burcham.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years; sons Ricky Burcham and wife, Amy, of Killeen, Morris Burcham of Huntsville and Chris Burcham of Rienzi; daughters Gay Ballew of Fort Worth and Debbie Reid and husband, Perry, of Rhome; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

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