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Burch, Alvin “AL”

Alvin “AL” Burch

Alvin "AL" Burch, 89, of Riverdale, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, at his residence.

Mr. Burch was retired from Roadway Express and was a member of the Riverdale Masonic Lodge and South Fulton Shrine Club.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Dec. 16, at 1 p.m., in the Fairview Chapel of Horis A. Ward. Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Gardens, with military and masonic honors.

Mr. Burch is survived by two daughters, Phyllis and Russell Ashley, of Lawrenceville, Katherine and Bob Gold, of the Phillipines; sister, Emma Myers, of Statesville, N.C.; 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, France Burch; daughter, Evelyn "Gerry" Kingsley; parents, Alvin Levy and Esther Wells Burch; 5 sisters and 2 brothers.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, from 11 a.m., until service time at 1p.m. Flowers will accepted, however, donations may be made to the Shrine Hospital for children. Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, 376 Fairview Rd., Stockbridge, Ga., is in charge of arrangements, (770) 474-1231.