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Jerry Lee Burchfield, USAF (Retired)February 02, 1946 – February 28, 2011
PAVE LOW Crew Chief
Name: Jerry Lee BurchfieldDeath Age: 64Birth Date: 2 Aug 1946 Arkansas, USAResidence Place: Navarre, FLDeath Date: 28 Feb 2011Obituary Date: 3 Mar 2011Obituary Place: Pensacola, Florida, United States of America
MSgt. (Ret) Jerry Burchfield passed away March 2011. His funeral was held Friday, 4 March 2011 at the Hurlburt Air Park.
Jerry retired from McClellan AFB, in 1986. He was a gunner, crew-chief, and maintenance supervisor on H-53, H-1 Hueys, and the H-3. He did two tours in Vietnam, a tour at Woodbridge, two tours at Hill, once at Patrick. Jerry was in the 20th SOS in Vietnam, he was there in the beginning of the CSAR before they were called PJ’s.
He moved to Navarre in 1991. Many people in the PAVE LOW community that live in the Hurlburt area knew Jerry well.