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Theron Burchfield

July 12, 1925 — March 3, 2018

Born in Maryville, TN on July 12, 1925 Departed on March 3, 2018 and resided in Gallatin, TN Graveside Service: Grandview CemeteryWednesday March 7, 2018 1:00pm

Theron Hubert Burchfield, age 92 of Gallatin, TN and formerly of Maryville passed away March 3, 2018. Mr. Burchfield was born in Maryville, TN on July 12, 1925 to the late Luther and Ruby Burchfield. After graduating from Everett High School, he joined the United States Navy and served proudly during World War II. Following his military service, he enrolled and graduated from Maryville College with a degree in engineering; he was a true believer in higher education. He retired from National South Wire Aluminum with many years of service. Mr. Burchfield was a member of SpringView Baptist Church in Maryville, had served as a deacon at two previous churches while living in Kentucky and most recently attended First Baptist Church Gallatin. An avid sports fan, he always cheered for the University of Tennessee in football, Kentucky in Basketball and the Atlanta Braves, he was passionate about these teams and also about his love of honey buns and root beer. His children best described him as a great father and a wonderful role model; he will be deeply missed. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ann Burchfield. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jane Burchfield; sons, Daniel Burchfield, Jeffrey Burchfield (Tammy) and Paul Burchfield (Laura); 7 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, siblings, Barbara Campbell (Bill) and Richard Burchfield (Kris). A graveside service for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. EST with Pastor Ben Ward officiating in the Grandview Cemetery, Maryville, Tennessee. There will be Military Honors at the graveside. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to SpringView Baptist Church, 4220 U.S. Highway 411 South, Maryville, TN 37801. Arrangements Entrusted To: Crestview Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, 1623 Highway 109 North, Gallatin, TN 37066 (615)452-1943

**Note: Mr. Burchfield's service will take place at 1:00 pm Eastern Time**

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