MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR FORMER PARK RIDGE HEALTH PRESIDENT AND CEO BOB BURCHARD SET FOR NOVEMBER 19TH

HE PASSED AWAY OCTOBER 14 AT AGE 85   

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Robert “Bob” Burchard, former president/CEO of Park Ridge Health, died Oct. 14 after a short battle with cancer. He was 85.

“He was very dedicated to serving God through his church. He felt called to go to all these different places,” Beth Burchard said. “He was very interested in not only building institutions, but building up people. He wanted to help improve them improve themselves and their positions in life.”

Burchard was an integral part of finishing what is now Park Ridge Health, expanding services during his decade with the health care provider.

A memorial service is planned for 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Hendersonville SDA Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Burchard’s honor to Your Story Hour, an organization he was a part of for many years, www.yourstoryhour.org/transaction_donation.php, or to the relief organization ADRA at www.adra.org.