A photo of William H. “Butch” Burchett, Jr.

William H. “Butch” Burchett, Jr.

September 4, 1951 - May 2, 2021

William H. “Butch” Burchett, Jr., age 69, of North East, MD, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021.

Born in Elkton, MD, on September 4, 1951, he was a son of the late William H. and Hazel Agnes (Kellum) Burchett, Sr. Butch made his career as a custodian for the Cecil County School District. He loved drinking his daily coffees.

Butch is survived by his daughter, Gina Parsons (Rick) of Newark; sisters, Patty Underwood, Judy Jennings (Jimmy), and Catherine Gill, all of North East, MD, Laura Poff Burchett of Perryville, MD, and Tammy Rhodes (Ricky) of Elkton, MD; brothers, Steve Burchett (Bev) and Ray Burchett (Rita), both of North East, MD; lifelong family friend, Carol Davis; 2 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 5 pm on Friday. May 7, 2021, at VFW Post 6027, 815 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Service and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Butch’s memory to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.


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