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David Lee Burwell, Sr.

August 9, 1954 — June 12, 2023


David Lee Burwell, Sr.

David Lee Burwell, Sr., 68, of Buchanan passed away on Monday, June 12, 2023.


A gathering of friends and family will be held from 4-6 PM on Monday, June 19, 2023 at Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman. Final resting place will be in Graceland Cemetery, Bridgman. Memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross, PO Box 37839 Boone, IA 50037-0839. Online condolences accepted at


David was born on August 9, 1954 the son of the late Lawrence Burwell and Carol Swedenberg. David worked as a tool and die maker by trade. He enjoyed everything outdoors, fishing, hunting, skiing, and golfing.


Survivors include his son: David (Christina) Burwell and his mother: Rebecca Devitt; grandchildren: Payton Burwell, Brandon (Shania) Burwell, Tyler Burwell, Ronnie McGuire and Kevin McGuire; an expected great grandchild in November; and siblings: Dale (Monica) Burwell, Brian (Shelly) Burwell, and Oralia “Gidget” (James) Rhoden.

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Memorial Gathering

Monday, June 19, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel

9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 49106

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