In Memoriam: Ray Carl Burch

Ray Carl Burch

Ray Carl Burch, a valued member of the Vantage family, passed away on August 10 after a prolonged illness. A resident of Nashville, Tennessee, Burch was 58. Burch had been a member of Vantage’s engineering technical support team since 2011 and was beloved by his colleagues. He was a longstanding member of the National Association of Elevator Contractors and, locally, served two terms as councilman with the Metropolitan Nashville Government. Survivors include parents, Roy Perry Burch, Sr., and Jean Hollis Burch; wife, Kim; children, Lindsey, Kayla, Lexie and Carson; siblings, Debbie and Roy; a grandson; and many other family members, friends and colleagues. “[Burch] was a legend in the industry who put his heart and soul into his work,” Vantage Vice President of Product Engineering James Varon said. “The industry won’t be the same without him, and he will be greatly missed.”

Get more of Elevator World. Sign up for our free e-newsletter.

Please enter a valid email address.
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.
Demolition in Miami to Make Way For 55-Story Luxury Tower

Demolition in Miami to Make Way For 55-Story Luxury Tower

Plans Revealed for What Would Be Manchester's Tallest Tower

Plans Revealed for What Would Be Manchester’s Tallest Tower

Accessibility at Busy Indian Rail Station Criticized

Accessibility at Busy Indian Rail Station Criticized

Corey Joins JFK T6 T7 Team at Vantage Airport Group

Corey Joins JFK T6 T7 Team at Vantage Airport Group

Child Pinned in Atlanta Elevator Shaft Rescued by AFRD

Child Pinned in Atlanta Elevator Shaft Rescued by AFRD

Paris Receives Award for Accessibility, Sustainability and Inclusion

Paris Receives Award for Accessibility, Sustainability and Inclusion

Elevator U Conference Planned at UNC Charlotte in June

Elevator U Conference Planned at UNC Charlotte in June

Raczynska Appointed Chief Transformation Officer

Raczynska Appointed Chief Transformation Officer