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Anthony "Reed" Burch

September 5, 1954 ~ February 6, 2019 (age 64)

Anthony “Reed” Burch, age 64, of Jackson Center, Ohio passed away at 3:57 AM. Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Lima Memorial Hospital, in Lima, Ohio.

He was born in Jackson Center September 5, 1954, to the late Harley Richard “Dick” and Janice E. (Steenrod) Burch. Reed was also preceded in death by a brother, James Richard Burch; a sister, Sharon Kaye Burch and his father-in-law, Thomas Bodenmiller.

On February 20, 1982, he married Lori Bodenmiller and she survives. He is also survived by his children, Ryan Burch, and Ashley (Ryan) Osysko; grandchildren, Brynleigh and Camdyn Osysko; his mother-in-law, Marcella Bodenmiller; a sister, Deanna (Bill) Kelly; brother and sisters-in-law, Tom Bodenmiller, Cindy Bodenmiller, and Lisa Bodenmiller; aunts, Sarah Regula and Cheryl Burch; uncles, Larry (Jean) Steenrod, and Gerald (Barb) Steenrod; many nieces and nephews and a great niece and nephew, Savi and Gray Bodenmiller who called him “Papaw Reed”.

Reed graduated from Jackson Center High School in 1974. He worked for Airstream for many years and retired from Honda of America in Anna after twenty two years of service. Reed was a 4-H advisor for many years, and a member of the Masonic Stokes Lodge 305. He enjoyed camping, The Ohio State Buckeyes, the Cleveland Browns, and most importantly watching his kids and now grandkids show in livestock shows and play sports.  Reed loved nothing more than spending time with his family and all who loved and knew him will miss him.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2 to 4 P.M. at the Grace Lutheran Church in Jackson Center.

A Masonic Service will be held at 4:00 P.M. following visitation at the church.

Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. Monday, February 11, 2019 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Jackson Center, where visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service.

Burial will be at the Glen Cemetery in Port Jefferson, Ohio.

The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center.



Donations may be made to:

Grace Lutheran Church
607 S. Main St., Jackson Center OH 45334

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