Services To Be Held Friday For Former Trainer Eldwin ‘Tex’ Burch

Services To Be Held Friday For Former Trainer Eldwin ‘Tex’ Burch

     A memorial service for former trainer Eldwin "Tex" Burch will be held in Fresno on Friday, Jan. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of the Light (1620 W. Belmont, Fresno, CA, 93728).  
 
     Mr. Burch, 78, died at his home in Fresno, with family and friends at his side, on 
Dec. 18 of pancreatic cancer.  A native of Wheeler, Texas, Mr. Burch trained horses for 47 years and raced at Bay Meadows, Golden Gate Fields, and the California fairs.  His wife of 47 years, Audrey, was his assistant trainer. 
 
      A consummate horseman, Mr. Burch was also a successful showman with roping and cutting horses. 
 
     In addition to Audrey, Mr. Burch is survived by stepchildren Bobby Burns and Cindy Wilfer, seven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.