Burch Riber, Jr.

Burch Reason Riber, Jr.

July 28, 1932 - January 5, 2020
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Burch Reason Riber, Jr., age 87 of Anderson Twp., died January 5, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Charlotte Boyd Riber, devoted father of Connie Riber Cissel, Susan (Bruce) Treut, Sam (Filio) Riber, loving grandfather of Peter and Robert Treut, Samuel Burch, and Nina Elise, and Evie Katherine Riber, dear brother of the late Katie, Marty, Ruthie, and Marg Riber.

Burch's greatest loves were family, friends, golf, thoroughbred horse racing, The Ohio State Buckeyes, fine wines, "the Grappa" and occasionally providing unsolicited advice after a few glasses of wine and/or Grappa. His professional accomplishments include twenty nine years at Taft Broadcasting, twenty-seven years as Tournament Chairman for every professional golf tournament staged in Cincinnati (Ohio Kings Island Open: 1973-1977, LPGA Championship: 1978-1989, Kroger Senior Classic: 1990-1999) and the founding of Riber Sports Marketing Group in 1983. Burch also served as the Executive Director of the International Golf Association from 1985-1999, running World Cup of Golf tournaments and qualifiers on every continent, but one.

Memorial Service will be held at Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church,1345 Grace Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208 on Friday, January 17th at 11 am. Reception Immediately following the Service at Coldstream Country Club, 400 Asbury Road, Cincinnati, OH 45255. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Hyde Park Community UMC Rothenberg Mentoring, 1345 Grace Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45208 or Hospice of Cincinnati at T.P. White & Sons Funeral Home serving the family.
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  • Service

    Friday, January 17, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, January 17, 2020 11:00am
    Hyde Park Community U. M. Church
    1345 Grace Ave
    CINCINNATI, OH 45208
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  • Reception

    Coldstream Country Club
    400 Asbury Road
    CINCINNATI, OH 45255
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Tony Neary

Posted at 07:09am
Sam - I only had the pleasure of meeting Burch one time, at your event at Morton's for RSM. He was such a nice, funny, and welcoming man. He gave an incredible speech, and captivated the room. It was truly great to meet him. I pray for blessings on your family at this time- God bless you all.

Brick Tuke

Posted at 04:58pm
Charlotte and family
am still remembering the BEST joke teller in Cincinnati
learned alot from him as a golfing friend of mine for many years..
Thoughts are with ALL
Bric Tuke

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Art Peters and children & Marie and Bill Dillon an

Posted at 04:17pm
We wish you peace and comfort and are so sorry for your loss. May you feel Gods loving arms hugging you and comforting you all.
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Posted at 03:41pm
Thank you for leaving the game of golf better than you found it. "Burch Riber, Jr." will remain in our hearts forever.
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