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Old 10-25-2015, 05:26 PM   #21
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I never had the pleasure to meet Mike, but felt like a friend because of his presence here on the 'Barn. I pray for God's comfort to his family and friends.
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Old 10-25-2015, 06:02 PM   #22
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I am very sad to hear this. I had the privilege of meeting Mike several year ago at Daytona during the annual Turkey Rod Run. Class act fellow all the way! Rest in peace in Heaven's glory.
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Old 10-25-2015, 06:37 PM   #23
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Very sorry to hear this sad news. I did have the pleasure of meeting Mike a couple times at Daytona. Great guy! Had mucho knowledge and enthusiasm for our beloved old Fords. Very interesting stories and just a nice demeanor with an infectious smile.

I am praying for Mike's family. Godspeed and rest in peace Mike.
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Old 10-25-2015, 07:21 PM   #24
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We were shocked to hear of Mikes passing,our prayers are with you all, we had a good visit at the Walnut Festival a few weeks ago,it made my day, Mike got us in the V-8 CLUB IN 1972,he also brought me,Velma and Eric home from Parkersburg in the rumble seat of his 1935 convertible,when our points shorted out on our 38 coupe, he taught me a lot,he was a really great and humble friend, we will miss him,Richard and Velma Parsons,WVa
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Old 10-25-2015, 08:19 PM   #25
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My wife and I had dinner with Mike and Joan just last week in Spencer, WV. He seemed to be in good spirits. We always saw Mike on our trips to Florida. He was a good friend, we will miss him..

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Old 10-25-2015, 11:08 PM   #26
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Very sorry for your lost
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Old 10-26-2015, 12:11 AM   #27
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Sorry to hear about your loss. God bless your family.
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Old 10-26-2015, 12:25 AM   #28
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Sorry to hear of his passing.

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Old 10-26-2015, 01:07 AM   #29
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I liked Mike, he gave good honest answers to all questions and never looked down on anyone even if they were a purist or a hot rodder, he treated everyone alike.
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Old 10-26-2015, 04:47 AM   #30
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Like so many, I had met Mike here on the Ford Barn. Just one year ago I decided to join the Daytona Birthplace of Speed V-8 club. Mike met me and brought me to the meeting and introduced me to everyone making me feel very comfortable.

He was a true gentleman and will be missed by so many.

May he rest in peace.

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Old 10-26-2015, 05:54 AM   #31
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Very sad news indeed when we lose a barner.. Sympathies to you and your family at this time.. Drive on Mike! God speed.
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Old 10-26-2015, 06:04 AM   #32
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A downer for all friends and relatives and obvious loss to the V8 community. RIP
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Old 10-26-2015, 06:53 AM   #33
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Both my wife and myself will miss Mike! Our sincere condolences to your family!
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Old 10-26-2015, 07:17 AM   #34
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This is definitely sad news. I have enjoyed Mikes posts here on Fordbarn for many years and all our personal messages back and forth as well. Had the privilege of meeting Mike in person at one of Vic Piano's gatherings in Tampa. He had a love and passion for these early Ford V-8's. Rest in peace Mike, you will be greatly missed.
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Old 10-26-2015, 08:45 AM   #35
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God bless and keep his soul
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Old 10-26-2015, 08:52 AM   #36
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So sorry to hear about Mike's passing, he was a great guy.
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Old 10-26-2015, 06:09 PM   #37
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Sad to hear this about Mike....His 4700 posts on this Forum and God knows how many on Shelly's original 'Ford Barn'....He was an institution unto himself....
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Old 10-26-2015, 06:30 PM   #38
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If you're able:

To Early Ford V8 Club Members

I'm sorry to inform the V8 Club members that our President Mike Burch passed away last Thursday, October 15. There will be a memorial service Saturday, October 31 at the Trails North Forty Club House at 2:00 PM.

The North Forty Club House address is 240 Deer Lake Rd. at the end of Clyde Morris Blvd. at the intersection of Clyde Morris and Granada (RT 40). Ormond Beach, FL

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Old 10-26-2015, 07:22 PM   #39
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I envied his luck in owning those two Fords, but I respected his knowledge and his
calming admonitions when some discussions got out of hand. He will be missed.
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Old 10-26-2015, 08:33 PM   #40
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Wow - never met the man, sure wish I had! What a wonderful and kind human being - so loved by so many and missed by more than he could ever know.

RIP Mike - enjoy your rides up on the Big Highway in the Sky!
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