PELZER -- John Albert Burch III, 34, husband of Katy Gilland Burch, of 1 Square Street, died Friday, September 26, 2008.
Born in Gaston County, N.C., he was the son of John Albert Burch Jr. and Sue Cordell Parker. He was employed by Mideast Railroad.
He is survived by his wife, Katy Gilland Burch of the home; father and stepmother, John Albert Burch Jr. and Lavena Martin Burch of Clover; mother, Sue Cordell Parker of Gastonia, N.C.; son, John Perry Burch of Laurens County; and sister, Heather Chapman of Shelby, N.C.
The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 2, 2008, at Gray Mortuary in Pelzer, S.C. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Victory Junction Gang Camp, 4500 Adam's Way, Randleman, NC 27317 or to the Wounded Soldiers Project, c/o Patricia Gallagher, Box 561, Worcester, PA 19490.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.graymortuary.com.