John Burch, IV

Obituary of John Madison Burch, IV

John Madison Burch, IV, of Dupo Illinois, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019 at his daughter's home in Flanders, New Jersey.

He was 73.

Born in Paterson, he lived in Lake Hopatcong, NJ prior to moving to Illinois in 1989.

Prior to his retirement, John was Director of Structural Aircraft Repair with Mid Coast Aviation in St. Louis, MO. After retirement, he was an Aviation Structural Consultant and owned, along with his wife Edna, the Rock Port Rivers Edge Campground in Rock Port, MO.

Beloved husband for 54 years of Edna Grace (nee: Yohrling) Burch. Devoted father of Susan Diane Kasner and her husband Tom, Deborah Jane Westerhoff and her husband Glenn, and Nancy Kathleen Dunham and her husband Scott. Cherished grandfather of Deidra, Jacquelyn, Dana, Erik, Dawn, Julia, and Jonathon. Loving great grandfather of Noah, Lily, Nevaeh, Journey, Nash and the late Hannah.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 6pm at the New Hope Community Church, 52 Cooper Road, Denville, New Jersey.

Additional Life Celebration's will be held in Columbia, IL and Rock Port, MO.

Memorial donations may be made in John's memory to Samaritan's Purse (

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
New Hope Community Church
52 Cooper Road
Denville, New Jersey, United States
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