McMinnville resident and Putnam County native Bob Forrest Burch, 46, was born Nov. 17, 1969 and died Nov. 13 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro following a one-year illness.
An employee of Warren County Utility District, United States Army veteran of Desert Storm and member of the Earleyville Church of Christ, he was the son of Sandra Ann Burch of McMinnville and the late Ralph Burch. He was married to Tammy Mullican Burch of McMinnville.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by three children, Robert Casey (Taylor Leigh) Burch, Hunter Dean Burch and Kiana Hailee Burch, all of McMinnville; mother-in-law, Wilma Mullican of McMinnville; brother-in-law, Jodie Cummings Jr., of McMinnville; brother Ralph Douglas (Robin) Burch of Oklahoma; sister Suzanne Menacher of Indiana and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A graveside service and interment was held Monday at Gardens of Memory with Johnny Lance officiating. Full military honors were administered by VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173.
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.