In Memory

"Coach" Curley Burch

Curley "Coach" Burch, Sr.
(July 26, 1937 - March 19, 2014)


Curley “Coach” Burch Sr., 76, of Fort Pierce, FL died Wednesday March 19, 2014 at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center.

He was born on July 26, 1937 in Palmetto, FL and has been a resident of Saint Lucie County since 1963.

Curley “ Coach” was a retired educator with the Saint Lucie County School Board.

He taught at the following schools within Saint Lucie County, Lincoln Park Academy, Saint Lucie Middle, and North Port Middle School as a Coach, Health Teacher, Drivers Education and Physical Education.

Curley was a member of the American Legion Post #171.

Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Mae Burch of Fort Pierce, FL; son, Curley Burch, Jr. of Fort Pierce, FL; daughters, Nancy (Donald) Love of Fort Pierce, FL; Lynda (Quincy) Barr of Branndon, FL; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Catherine Burch.

Visitation will be held 3 to 6PM and a wake 6 to 7PM Friday March 28, 2014 at Stone Brothers Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 2:30PM Saturday March 29, 2014 at Auditorium of Fort Pierce Magnet School of Arts, 1100 Delaware Avenue, Fort Pierce. Entombment will follow at Riverview Memorial Park.