Jimmy Dean Burchard

January 23, 1949 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Jimmy Burchard Life Story

Jimmy Dean Burchard passed away on February 8, 2024, after a valiant battle with heart problems. Born on January 23, 1949, in Denton, Texas, Jimmy was a man whose kindness, love, and gentle spirit touched the lives of all who knew him.

Jimmy's early years were spent in Denton Texas, where he attended Denton High School and graduated. His life was a testament to the values of hard work and dedication, which he demonstrated through his long and respected career at TXU Mining, where he eventually retired after many years of faithful service.

Throughout his life, Jimmy found solace and joy in his quiet time with the Lord. He also loved the outdoors. He was an avid catfisherman and a deer hunter. These interests allowed him to create lasting memories with friends and family, as they often joined him in these excursions, sharing in the tranquility and excitement of the catch or the hunt.

Jimmy was a family man at his core. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Peggy Burchard, whose memory he cherished until his last days. He is survived by a loving and devoted family, including his son-in-law and daughter, Mikel and Ashley Mcniel; his son and daughter-in-law, Timmy and Jalisa Burchard; and his cherished grandchildren, Joshua Mcniel; Blake Mcniel; and Hadley Burchard. Jimmy also leaves behind his brother and sister-in-law, Danny and Erin Burchard, who will miss his presence dearly. His life was further enriched by numerous sister and brother in laws and nieces and nephews, each of whom held a special place in his heart.

Jimmy was the son of the late Dean and Melody Diviney, as well as Jack and Pat Burchard, who instilled in him the values of kindness and generosity that he carried throughout his life. These values were evident in every interaction he had, whether it was with a lifelong friend or a stranger he had just met.

As we say goodbye to Jimmy Dean Burchard, we celebrate a life well-lived, a life filled with love, laughter, and the quiet strength that characterized his every action. He was a beacon of light for his family, a steadfast friend, and a kind soul who will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Jimmy's legacy is one of love and kindness, a legacy that will continue to inspire and guide his family and friends. His gentle spirit will live on in the stories shared by his children and grandchildren, the fond memories recounted by his siblings, and the quiet moments of reflection by all who were touched by his life.

As we lay Jimmy to rest in Tatum Texas, the place where he spent his final years, we take comfort in knowing that his journey was one of purpose and joy, and that he has found peace after his courageous battle. We honor his memory by embracing the values he lived by and by holding close the moments that we were fortunate enough to share with him.

A Life Celebration® visitation for Jimmy Dean Burchard, will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 in The Garden Court of The Cammack Family Welch Funeral Home.

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February 13, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Cammack Family Welch Funeral Home
4619 Judson Road
Longview, TX 75605


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