David Wayne Burch, 49, of Noblesville, Indiana, passed away after a five-year battle with colon cancer, on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. David passed peacefully at home, in Noblesville, with his wife and daughters with him. He was born on November 21, 1970, in Michigan City, Indiana.
David worked as an Electrical Engineer, for Verizon Wireless, for many years. He was a huge Star Wars fan, Star Trek fan, and anything SCI-FI and horror. David enjoyed community theater, he sang, acted, and directed in theaters in Michigan City, Indianapolis, and Hamilton County. He was also a math genius and could solve anything math or science related and could be found working on logic puzzles, Sudoku, Kakuro, and jigsaw puzzles. David also was an avid reader and has read all of the Stephen King novels, amongst many other books of the same genre. Most of all, David loved spending time with his family and would do anything for them. He fondly called them “his girls.”
He is survived by his wife, Christina Marie Burch; daughters, AnnaMarie Catherine (Jared) Slone, MaryClare Eileen Burch, and EvelynRose Helen Burch; mother, Carol (Hullings) Lykins; sisters, Bert Burch and Sherry Burch; niece and nephew, Amber and Jeremy; and his beloved cats, Jem, Scout, Boo Boo, and Vader.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert William Burch and sister, Katherine Hogan.
Services will be held Monday, November 16, 2020, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, in Fishers, Indiana, with Father Cole Daily officiating. Due to COVID restrictions, the viewing, funeral Mass, and graveside services will be private, for family only. Burial will be at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, in Indianapolis. The family will have a Celebration of Life, for friends and extended family, at a later determined time, when the current COVID situation is deemed safe.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made, in David’s memory, to: Guardian Angel Hospice, Main Office, 513 West Lincoln, Kokomo, Indiana 46902, https://guardianangelhospice.com/donate/ or Humane Society For Hamilton Co., 1721 Pleasant Street, Noblesville, Indiana 46060 https://www.hamiltonhumane.com/how-to-help/donate/individual-giving