Dick A. Burchard

Dick A. Burchard, 80, of Montpelier, IN, died Monday, March 16, 2020, at 5:55 a.m. at Heritage Pointe in Warren, IN.

Mr. Burchard was a 1957 graduate of Hartford City High School and received his bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in 1961 and a master’s in 1964. He spent his early years in Hartford City. He retired from Blackford County Schools. He had formerly taught at Hartford City Junior High, Chester Center, Parkside, was a former principal and teacher at Fort Wayne South Side and was a Keystone rural mail route driver. He had taught science at Montpelier Middle School, and was a driver’s training instructor at Southern Wells School and Blackford High School. He was a member of the Montpelier Kiwanis Club and Indiana State Teachers Association.

He was born Oct. 5, 1939, in Blackford County to Clarence and Gretchen Dick Burchard. He married Dawn D. Stone on Aug. 17, 1968, in Bluffton, and she preceded him in death.

Survivors include two daughters, Shannon E. Gregory, of Montpelier, and Tiffany L. Burchard, of Long Island City, NY; and two grandchildren, Drew (Micayla) Runkle, of Bluffton, and Sara Gregory, of Montpelier.

Calling is Sunday, March 22, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St., Montpelier. Due to the COVID-19 virus there will be a private family service.

Memorials are to the donor's favorite charity.                                     

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