Mike Burchett

July 29, 1963 ‒ January 25, 2020

Galion, Ohio

Mike Burchett, 56, of Galion passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 at The James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.

Born July 29, 1963 in Prestonsburg, KY, he was the son of the late Kenneth Gary Burchett and Deanna (Wicker) Burchett of Galion.

He attended Galion City Schools worked as a welder for the former Galion Dresser and Elliott Machine in Galion. Mike was a quiet and genuine person. He enjoyed being around his family and would do anything to help anybody.

In addition to his mother he is also survived by a daughter, Tiffany (David) Fairbairn of Olmsted Township; sisters, Karen (Damon) Schramek of rural Galion, Sandra Kaye (Thomas) Williams of Galion; brothers, twin brother Kenneth R. Burchett of Galion and Stephen L. Burchett of Galion; many nieces nephews, extended family and close friends, Tammy Roberson and Jon McKean.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2020 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 7:00 p.m. following calling hours on Friday, January 31, 2020 with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to James Cancer Hospital Research Center in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Mike Burchett, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.


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  • Mike Your Truly Missed , My Heart Is Broken. There Is No Other Place I Would Have Been But By Your Side Though Out This All ❤ I Love And Miss You Dearly My Friend.

  • We take for granted sometimes how much someone means to us- it had been too long since we have seen each other but that doesn’t change the love for you that’s in my heart! You were sincerely a wonderful guy! You were almost like family to me & you will be missed…There will always be our memories of both our families together, Take care of my pops up there until we can all be together again!!! Steve and Kenny and the rest of the family please know that u r in my prayers and thoughts, Im sorry for ur loss today & I know there will forever be a hole in the family. God bless you all, Im sending you my love

  • Mike your truly loved and missed by many. U were so genuine and real! The kindest most loving man I’ve ever met! Prayers for Mike’s family and friends im so sorry for your loss.

  • Mike you where family to me and elden we will Miss you so much our prayers are with your family and friends we love you buddy fly high RIP till we all meet again

  • To Tiffany,

    I think of you often but especially at this time. Know that you and your family have my sincerest sympathy and are in my prayers.

    Tena Eyster