of Marion, AR
June 28, 1955 - April 26, 2022
Joey Burch, 66, of Marion, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022. He was born to the late Joe H. Burch, Sr. and Ree Burch in Memphis, TN on June 28, 1955. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hughes, AR and he attended Hughes High School. He spent his summers skiing at Horseshoe Lake. He also enjoyed duck hunting, sometimes going on hunting trips with his friends.After farming with his dad several years, he decided to pursue other endeavors. He was very creative and a natural born entrepreneur, always coming up with ideas. Joey started Delta Farm Tours bringing people to the delta to see how cotton, soybeans and wheat were grown and harvested. He also started the Delta Trader Shopping Journal which featured local businesses in West Memphis, Marion, downtown Memphis, Forest City, Wynne and all towns in between. Joey obtained his Coast Guard license and brought the amphibious Delta Ducks to downtown Memphis. At this time, he also opened the Snowden House Bed and Breakfast and Restaurant, but his real passion was real estate. He was a real estate broker with Outdoor Properties for 25 years. He loved his job and worked 24-7 selling recreational property and farms. With his exceptional knowledge of real estate, he had a successful career helping other people find property they were searching for.Joey was nominated for the Arkansas Governor's Tourism award. Jimmy Ogle recognized him, in his farewell speech, for his contribution to Memphis downtown tourism. He was also the director of the Great River Road Tourism Promotion Association in Arkansas.Surviving is Joey's wife, Pat; son, Kyle Karr (Amber); sister, Melinda Patrick (Charlie); grandchildren, Maggie and Max; niece, Paige Patrick and nephew Adam Patrick.Joey enjoyed relaxing at Horseshoe Lake on the weekends. He loved animals and always had a dog and grand-dog. His furry companion and sidekick ''Buddy'' was always beside him and will be even into eternity. Chapel services will be 1:00 PM, Monday, May 2, 2022 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, 201 N. Pine, West Memphis, AR. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 11:30.Burial will follow at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, Arkansas.
Pat and family, I am so sorry and saddened to learn that you had lost Joey. He was a good friend of mine and Dennis’s, we thought a lot of him and never saw him not smiling. I know you miss him so much as well as his family and friends do. Also sorry that I just now heard about him passing.
My dear, close, young brother. My heart is broken for you. We had the very best of times together and have great memories. Our families were all as one and so loved. I so look forward to being with you in heaven.
Oh,Pat. I was so sorry to hear of Joey's passing, he was a great guy and he loved you truly. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Joey. I have known him for many years. My prayers for his family. Debbie HughesAdvance, NC 27006
Pat I didn’t know your husband, but recently I lost mine ,so I have an idea what you and your family are going through. You are in my prayers.
Our sincere sympathy in the loss of such a kind and special man. We always enjoyed working with Joey as he was so respectful and nice. We’ll miss his great personality and knowledge of real estate. Our thoughts and prayers for his family during this time.
So sorry to hear about Joey. Haven't seen him in a long time, but have many great memories of running around with him. Always had fun whether on the lake or at wildwood hunting. He was a blast and will be missed by anyone who knew him.
Sincerest thoughts, condolences and love to all of Joey's family at this time of grief, from our family.I hadn't seen Joey in a long time, but as he was a distant cousin, he was still in my mind. This news saddens me, but I know that the universe will take care of him in his new life.
We are greatly saddened by the loss of Joey. He was a wonderful friend since childhood. He will be missed tremendously by all who ever knew him. He would always take time to help a friend no matter how busy he might be. We will continue to hold the Burch family and friends in our prayers. With love, Kenny and Lynne Wyatt.
Sending prayers of comfort at this sad time.
My thoughts and prayers to the family of Joey. He was one of the nicest persons I've ever known. He was a caring and kind hearted. He was friend to everyone. He was never judgemental. That's why he had so many people that loved him. It's heartbreaking to lose a friend you've known since childhood. He was special. He will be missed by all. May God comfort his family. Rest in peace Joey.
We would like to let the Burch family know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. He was a very sweet and kind man. He will be very missed. May the Lord comfort you all. Prayers and love, Mary Ann & Daniel
It is of great sadness to hear the loss of Joey. Remember growing up with him as kids. My prayers to the family.
My condolences and my prayers goes out to his family...so sorry for your loss...He was a good and kind person...my sincere condolences...
Melinda and family so very sorry to hear about Joey. He and I graduated together but he and Raymond were best friends. The last time I saw Joey was at mommas funeral and he was so kind to me I’ll never forget it. Know you are in my prayers.
So very sorry for your loss. Joey was a sweet man. Prayers for the family.
Joey and I graduated together at Hughes High School.. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family..
Melinda, Sending prayers of comfort for your family. last time I saw Joey was at Kamp Karefee… He still that was that smiley kid with those mischievous twinkling eyes.. it is never easy losing a brother. I lost two within 6 months..Jewell and John are gone but not forgotten just like Joey will always be in your heart… Blessing to all from…The Burr Ford FamilyMarie Vickers
Joey was a wonderful guy. I enjoyed working with him, printing all of his advertising brochures from Snowden House, Delta Ducks, Delta Farm Tours. I even went on the farm tour taking pictures when Southern Living Magazine came to tour. A most rememberal event. He will certainly be missed. Prayers for Pat and the family.
We are so sorry for your loss. Our most sincere condolences.
Kyle and Melinda, I’m so sorry to learn of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May God provide you with comfort and peace now and in the days to come.
My sincere condolences to the family. This world has lost a positive force of energy, that left us way too soon.
John and I are very saddened to hear of Joey's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families. Deepest Sympathy,John and Ruthie ShekellEvansville, IN
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Joey. Prayers for the family.
Joey will certainly be missed. Prayers for Pat and the family.
Such sweet memories of a young man when we lived in Hughes.
Joey and I grew up together in Hughes , Arkansas. We went from first grade together in Miss Reda Brown’s class(still my most memorable elementary school teacher)all the way to our senior year, graduating together. He had a great sense of humor and was always playful. I still regret that he wasn’t my Halloween Carnival King in first grade. Sending lots of love and memories to everyone
Dearest Pat and Kyle, This breaks my heart😓😓😓😓😓 Please know that we are so sorry and sad for your loss✝️Please accept our condolences and prayers🙏 What a great guy💋❤️✝️💝🙏
Melinda, so many memories with Joey, you & your family next door to Martins! Sending you all our love . May you find peace.
Ms Patrick, so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers
Pat and Family,I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Joey. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
My Thoughts and and prayers are with you all. Joey was the best of the best. 🙏🙏🙏🙏💔
So sorry to hear this news. Joey was Bens friend for over 50 years and mine for almost that long! Joey never met a person he didn’t like and he will be greatly missed. RIP my friend.
Pat and family - I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my prayers for peace and comfort for the difficult days ahead.
Prayers for Pat and your family. I know Joey will be missed by so many.
Pat we are so, so sorry to hear this. You and your sweet family will be in our prayers during this very difficult time. Joey was definitely one of a kind and will be missed my many. May God hold you and the family tight during the days to come. Much Love, Beck and Gail
We are so very sorry to hear about Joey. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God cover each of you during this time with his amazing grace.
Pat, I am just so very sorry to hear about Joey. My heart hurts for you so much. I'm praying for you in the days to come for strength and guidance. I love you.
Remembering growing up with Joey and Melinda as neighbors and what great kids they were. A wonderful family and all the other kids in the neighborhood, Joey always stood out as the exceptional kid. My condolences and prayers go out to the family and peace be with youSteve Bartee
We are so very sorry for your loss. I am sure that he will be missed by many. Sincerely, the Killion’s
Our hearts are broken of the death of our Joey Burch. He was always happy and kind. He will be missed by all his friends. God's blessings for the surviving family members as they walk through this deep valley. May God give them 'his' peace, love & comfort during this period.
So sorry for your loss . Deepest sympathy for you and the entire family . Joey was an amazing person even in school where I knew him the best . God bless you all .
Such a great human!! So sorry for your loss!! Prayers for the family!
The Chaffin Family sends it's deepest condolences to the Burch Family. We are all deeply saddened with the loss of our dear friend. We all hold so many happy and fun memories in our heart. Joey's beautiful smile will always be with us. He was a very good man and was always there for each one of our family members in so many ways throughout the years. We share your loss and sorrow, You are in our thoughts and prayers. May your heart find comfort in knowing how deeply and beautifully Joey touched so many lives. Sincerely, Priscilla, Chris, Markley, Camille and M'Liss
Prayers for the family during this very sad time. Joey was a wonderful person. I only knew him for three years, but he always made you feel like you had known him all your life.
I’m so sorry for the Burch families’ loss of Joey. I remember some of our younger years traipsing around Memphis. He will be missed. Prayers to all the Burch families.
Prayers for his entire family.
Pat, Kyle, Melinda, Charlie, Adam and Paige: I am so sorry. Joey was definitely one of a kind. He had such a good heart and I always enjoyed visiting with him whenever I got the chance. And when he and Donnie were together! What one didn’t think of, the other one did! As I said on fb, I know Donnie was standing right behind Mama Ree to greet him in heaven. My thoughts, my love, and my prayers are with all of you on this difficult journey. Much love,RaeAnne
We will miss Joey, he was a great guy .
I’m so sorry to hears of Joeys passing. Joey was a a childhood friend who I loved and respected dearly. He will be missed. Tim and Patty
We are so very sorry for your loss, what a wonderful life he lived. Deepest sympathy, The Pobst’s
Pat, we are so very sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you with His loving, comforting arms and lift you up. May His love and grace give you & your family strength, peace and guidance during this painful time.Joe & Susie Peceny
Deepest sympathy To all we have some great memories of the Burch family.Joey was always laughing.
Pat and family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Joey. He was a great guy and I always enjoyed visiting with the two of you at the country club. He will be missed not only by his family but his many friends. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Butch
Pat I am so sorry to hear about Joey’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Our condolences The Swift family 601 Charleswood Drive
Prayers for Joey, Patricia and family. Joey and Patricia for may years. He was always fun to be with, especially skiing on Horseshoe Lake in the old days. We had a good group from West Memphis and they were a great group from Hughes, AR. Also, Sherri and I are praying for Melinda and Coach Patrick too. All are gonna miss him everyday during our continuing life time.Sincere and Respect,Andy and Sherri Luttrell
Pat I am so sorry to read of the loss of your beloved Joey. He was always a pleasure to work with on Real Estate issues. I had forgotten about the Snowden House ventures. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Trish
Pat,My heart breaks for you and the family. This is a total shock to me that Joey has passed away. He was such a kind and gentle man and friend. We can rest knowing that he is with Jesus now along with his other loved ones and even his fur-babies. You and the family are in my prayers for God's peace and comfort. Jane Hawley