Mr. James Howard Burch of Peach Avenue, South Boston died on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Berry Hill Nursing Home at the age of 72. 

Mr. Burch was born May 27, 1948 in Halifax County to the late Mr. Shirley Burch and Mrs. Lou Fannie Baldwin Burch and was a member of Crystal Hill Baptist Church.

Mr. Burch is survived by two sons, Lounzie Booth, and James Booth, both of Alexandria; two brothers, Henry Lee Burch, (Sarah) of South Boston and Kevin Maurice Burch (Kimberly) of Flemington, New Jersey; one sister, Mary Burch Crews,  (Demetrius) of Danville; one stepson, Richard Booth, (Tina) of Danville; one aunt, Nonnie Clark of Brooklyn, New York; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, two brothers, Thomas Osborn Burch, and Shirley Eugene Burch; one sister, Delores Mae Burch, and the mother of his children, Janet Booth, also preceded him in death.

Graveside services for Mr. Burch will be Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Crystal Hill Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Louis S. Leigh officiating.

Public viewing for family and friends will be today, July 15, 2020, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.

Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.