Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum: 1-35 and University Parks Drive | PO Box 2570, Waco, TX 76702-2570 | (254) 750-8631
April 2, 1959 - April 16, 2008
Andrew Burch, 49, died at home peacefully on Wednesday, April 16,
2008 surrounded by his family.
Treacy was born in Waco, April 2, 1959 to Jack and Sondra Burch.
His grandparents were Bryce and Nadine Burch, Virginia and Marvin
Stone and Cleveland Witt, Sr. He grew up loving fishing, hunting
and swimming and was an enthusiastic member of the Waco Flying Dolphins
Swim Team. He graduated from Richfield High School in 1977 and attended
McLennan Community College. He was honored to be on the Willow City
Loop deer lease that spanned generations of fathers and sons beginning
with his grandfather, Barney Burch.
In 1985, Treacy married the light of his life, Tracy Lynne Scott
of Waco. They had two children, Colton and Braxton. He delighted
in playing tennis with his family, and they were all involved in
landscaping their beautiful backyard with fish ponds, bridge, decks
and flowers. Many happy gatherings with friends took place there.
The Burches are members of Meadowbrook Baptist Church where they
are surrounded by a very loving and caring church family.
Treacy was involved in many community affairs. He began his involvement
in Waco charitable organizations as a teenager and later took part
in Leadership Waco. He spent over 25 years following his paternal side's careers in automobiles
and automotive parts. Then, in 2004 he shifted to his maternal side's
interest in furniture when he and Trent Fedro opened Consignment
Furniture Showroom. Fedro branched into the moving services and Dean
McNeil then became Treacy's partner.
Treacy had a caring heart and mentored many young people. His sense
of caring was demonstrated as he devoted himself to helping people
and families who were experiencing problems and hardships. He was
known for his sweet smile and will be greatly missed by friends and
his loving family.
He is survived by his parents; his wife, Tracy Lynne; son, Colton
and daughter, Braxton; brothers, Bryce; Ben Burch and wife, Genie;
aunt, Catherine Bass; uncle and aunt, Cleveland and Martha Witt and
great aunt, Mrs. Robert Witt.