NELSONVILLE — Charles W. Burchfield, 80, of Nelsonville, passed away Oct. 11, 2019, at The Pickering House, Lancaster.

Charles was born May 30, 1939 in Nelsonville to Andrew Burchfield and Florence Ray Burchfield. He served in the US Air Force, stationed in Japan; was a bus driver for the city of Madison, Wisconsin for 32 years; member of the St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Logan; member of the Nelsonville Senior Citizen Center; loved singing Karaoke; he always said he would be happy to die with a karaoke microphone in his hand; loved his dog Pixie Lee.

Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Phyllis Burchfield; a son, Mark (Debra) Burchfield of Wisconsin; a step-daughter Tina (Ed) Gaskill, of Lancaster; a step-son, Thomas W. (Becky) Cordle of South Milwaukee; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Roger (Jeannie) Burchfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter; two sisters; and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville, with Pastor Scott Smith officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. Graveside Military service will be conducted by the Combined Color Guard.

Calling hours will be observed Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family suggests donations be made in Charles’s memory to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Road, Lancaster, OH 43130.

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