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1966 James 2023

James Hatton Burch III

February 26, 1966 — December 2, 2023


James Hatton Burch III of Meridian, TX passed away on December 2, 2023. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 8, at Clifton Church of Christ at 10am.

James was born on February 26, 1966 in Clifton, Texas to James Hatton Burch Jr and Janet Faye Adams Burch.

James graduated from Clifton High School in 1984 and then from Abilene Christian University in 1988 with a degree in Range Management.

James enjoyed taking trips to Colorado, hunting, and fishing. 

James was the 5th generation of family to live and work on the farm. He took a lot of pride in knowing this could be passed on for the future generations to come. He thoroughly enjoyed talking about the history of the farm and the family to anyone who would listen. 

Loved ones include his mother; Janet Burch, children: Krista Wright and husband Roy of McGregor, TX, Wyatt Burch and wife Hannah of Crawford, TX, and Emily Burch of Crawford, TX; grandchildren, Hadley and Eli Burch, and Riggs Wright. James is also survived by longtime partner Teresa Stacy of Morgan, TX, James’ stepson Noah Stacy, and granddaughter Malorie Renner. Also left to remember James are numerous extended family and friends.

James Burch III is preceded in death by his grandparents, father, and brother. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to:

The Red Angus Association

18335 E 103rd Ave., Suite 202 Commerce City, CO 80022

Arrangements were entrusted to Lawson Funeral Home Meridian, Tx 254-435-2792

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