Hunter Milo Allen “Little Man and Buddy” Burcham (Powers), age 2, passed away at 11:44 AM Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Perry Memorial Hospital from complications of a seizure.A service of remembrance will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, July 19 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 300 East Street South, Kewanee. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, July 18 and also an hour prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in Sheffield Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Hunter Burcham Memorial Fund. Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee is in charge of arrangements.
Hunter Milo was born on September 8, 2010 in Princeton. He is lovingly remembered by his mother, Morgan Powers of Manlius, his father, Levi Burcham of Kewanee, a sister, Zoie Michelle, protector and best friend, Tyler Flowers, his grandparents, Todd and Dawn Powers from Spirit Lake, IA, formerly of Toulon and Gary and Buffy Burcham of Kewanee, uncles. Mason and Merrick Powers and Tyler Burcham and an aunt, LaVonne Burcham. Also surviving are his great grandparents, David and Pat Drowns of Sheffield, Cyndie Bright and Rod Williams of Toulon and Buddy McCoy of Sheffield. He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Basil and Mary Jane Ince and his great grandmother, Karen McCoy.
He was very brave and loving and his parents could not be more proud. Hunter Milo loved playing with his big sister Zoie on a daily basis. Family was the most important thing to him. He loved music, dancing, the outdoors, riding his bicycle and anything adventurous. Hunter Milo was known for telling everyone “just smile” and made sure he told his mother how beautiful she was and that he loved her on a daily basis.
The family extends a special thanks to Perry Memorial Hospital, the Princeton Police Department and Coroner Janice Wamhoff for going above and beyond the call of duty.