Burchell “Bird” Couch, 80, of Columbia, KY was born on February 12, 1940 in Harlan to the late Dave and Leona (Turner) Couch. He departed this life on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in Glasgow at the T.J. Samson Hospital after an extended illness.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Church of Christ faith. Mr. Couch was a former logger and factory worker, and a lifetime farmer. He enjoyed working with his hands; hunting, fishing, and most things done outdoors are what he took pleasure in. He was a family man; his character and morals were a positive influence on his family, his friends, and his community.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Burchell “Bub” Couch, Jr; and 6 siblings: Ralph Couch, Bige Couch, Bethel Couch, Sidney Couch, Mary Belle Couch, and Thelma Hart.
Wife: Sybil (Goodin) Couch
2 children: Darlene Bunch & husband Doyle of Columbia, KY; Mary Couch & fiancée Nick Gibson of Somerset, KY
5 sisters: Sophia Walker of South Carolina, Sue Phelps of Corbin, Mae Hamblin & husband Robert of Corbin, Louise Mosley of London, and Cristeen Mayberry of Cookeville, TN
A host of other family & friends
A Memorial Service will be conducted at Hadley Community Church in Columbia, KY at a later date with Bro. Elbert Hadley officiating.
L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.