Edgar Burcham

Obituary of Edgar Burcham

Edgar Howard "Burch" Burcham, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. He was born on May 10, 1928 in South Gate, California to parents Earl and Eva Mae Burcham. He was 89 years of age.

After graduating South Gate High School, in South Gate, California in 1947, he proudly served our Country and enlisted in the United State Navy. He met a lovely lady, Betty Marie and in Huntington Park, California on May 17, 1949, they became one and were united in Holy Matrimony. After being honorably discharged he continued his life of service with becoming an Engineer for the Los Angeles County Fire Department and City of South Gate for approximately forty years before retiring to Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 1989 from California.

Edgar enjoyed many things in life. He loved camping out, going golfing, boating, water skiing, cross-country motorcycle riding but most of all spending time with his family and friends, whom he dearly loved.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, who passed on March 28, 2008, Betty Marie Burcham; parents, Eva Mae and William Burcham; step-father, William Heffner; twin brother, Edwin Lenuit Burcham; sister Evelyn Maureen "Renee" Villa.

Edgar is survived by his sons, John Howard Burcham, of Honolulu, Hawaii and Dan Howard Burcham, of San Francisco, California; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11:00am on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home with a reception to follow.

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com. To send a free card, go to www.sendoutcards.com/lietzfraze.