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Dennis Blaine Burchfield

July 27, 1954 — May 17, 2017

Dennis Blaine Burchfield, 62, a resident of Benton, TN went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his residence.  He was surrounded by his family and close friends.  Dennis was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed time with family and friends, hunting and fishing, and telling stories.    

Dennis was preceded in death by his mother Velma Lee Hall, step-father, Baxter Hall, father, Floyd Ralph Burchfield, and brother, Thomas Virgil McCloud. 

He is survived by his wife of twenty-five years, Pamela Cheek Burchfield; daughters, Amy Burchfield and Laura (Tiger) Foust of Bella Vista, AR.  He was loved by his seven grandchildren, Mason and Lindsay Wilcoxon, Jessica and Nathan Cross, Emma, Jacob and Sawyer Foust; he was blessed with one great-grandchild, Emma Elise Cross; brothers and sisters, Betty Jean Armstrong of Cleveland, TN, Barbara Ann Wallace of NC, Jimmy McCloud of NC, Ronnie McCloud of WA, Wayne Burchfield of Reliance, TN; sisters-in-law, Brenda Howard of Benton, TN, Patty Huffaker of Benton, TN; brothers-in-law, James Cheek of Benton, TN, Joe (April) Cheek of Soddy Daisy, TN; uncle, Burch Lee; aunts, Nell Harden and Ruth Davis; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lester and Betty Spicer of Benton, TN.

Dennis served in the Army National Guard from 1972 – 1978.  He loved his country and was actively involved with Polk County elections for many years serving the Democrat party.  He retired from Bowater where he was a millwright for 36 years.  

The family extends a special “Thank You” to dedicated life-long friends Mike Casteel, Wes Harbison, Tommy Rymer, Harold Carver, Mickey Cronan, Walter “Joe” Chastain, Walter Locke, Philip Fugate and Henry Morgan. A very special THANK YOU to Hospice of Chattanooga and their employees, Dawn and Jill.       

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home in Benton, TN.      

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Burchfield family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

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Visitation

Saturday, May 20, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Memorial Service

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Starts at 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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