W. Scott Burtchin

May 8, 2013


W. Scott Burtchin, 57, died at 6:45 a.m. May 3, 2013, at his residence.

He was born June 24, 1955, in Lima to Charles A. and Marjorie N. Rice Burtchin. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Lima. On May 8, 1976, he married Dorothy “Dottie” McKinney, who survives in Lima.

Mr. Burtchin was a 1973 graduate of Shawnee High School. He retired from Marathon Electric. He then became a maintenance man at Wal-Mart, where he retired in January 2013. He was a member of Perry United Methodist Church. He loved fishing, but above all else, he loved his family.

Survivors also include a son, Matthew Burtchin, of Lima; two daughters, Heather (Joseph) Money and Amanda (Kevin Vogt) Burtchin, both of Lima; five grandchildren; a brother, James Burtchin, of Lima; and a sister, Rebecca (Jack) Gross, of Lima.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Perry United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dave Burkhart will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice.

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Arrangements are by Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services.