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Robert Franklin Burcham Jr.

July 14, 1944 — April 27, 2024

Selmer, TN

Robert Franklin Burcham, Jr. was born July 14, 1944 in Corinth, MS, the son of the late Robert Franklin Burcham Sr. and Beulah Jones Burcham. He departed this life on April 27, 2024 in Jackson, Tennessee at the age of 79 Years, 9 Months, 13 Days.

Mr. Burcham dedicated a significant portion of his career to Dunn Industrial in Kansas City, MO, where he served as CEO before his retirement. Also, he held the position of contract manager at Morrison Kundsen.

Aside from his professional endeavors, Mr. Burcham had a passion for bird hunting and found great joy in spending time with his beloved bird dogs Bud and Missy.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Burcham; two sons, Dr. Robert S. Burcham and wife Rebecca, Jason R. Griffin and wife Angela; grandchildren: Trevor Griffin and Wesley Stricklin; three sisters: Bobbie Ann Rogers, Janis Downs and husband Tommy, Shannon Gatlin; brother, Kerry Burcham and wife Joye; sister-in-law, Peggy Burcham; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Burcham was preceded in death by a grandson, TJ Griffin; brother, Danny Burcham; and two brothers-in-law, Bruce Rogers and Terry Gatlin.
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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

1:00 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

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