Dec 27, 2019
North Carolina grower Jimmy Burch dies

The North Carolina Vegetable Growers Association (NCVGA) extended their condolences to the family and friends of NCVGA long-time member and past board member, Jimmy Burch.

Jimmy Burch

James Paul “Jimmy” Burch, resident of the Faison area, passed away at home Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at the age of 65. He was a well-known farmer, agribusinessman and partner in Burch Farms.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, Dec. 28, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Officiating will be the Rev. Nelson Powell. The family will greet friends at the cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Cures for the Colors, c/o Southeastern Medical Oncology Center, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Jimmy is survived by his wife, Teresa Oates Burch; two sons, Jimmy O. Burch and Jared Hines Burch, both of Faisoin; two brothers, William Earl Burch of Faison and Francis Ted Burch of Newton Grove.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William David Burch and Georgiana Hines Burch; and two brothers, David Carroll Burch and Herbert Barry Burch.

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