Mr. Burton M. “Melvin” Auspitz, age 83 of Manchester, Tennessee passed away, Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at TVHCS, York Campus, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Concord Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.
Mr. Auspitz was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Charles and Ray Grosnoff Auspitz.
He was a U S Army veteran having served 10 years of active duty.
He is survived by one son, Andy Auspitz of Manchester; three daughters, Glenda Buchanan and her husband Doug of Manchester, Tina Auspitz of Michigan, Carla Norbitt of Washington; one sister, Phyllis Auspitz Cohen of Hatfield, Pennsylvania; nine grandchildren, thirty one great grandchildren plus one on the way, three great great grandchildren plus two on the way; several nieces and nephews in Pennsylvania; also the staff and patients on CLC West at the VA Nursing Home in Murfreesboro.
Mr. Auspitz loved to travel, raise horses, play solitaire and watch John Wayne movies. He was a diehard Seattle Sea Hawks fan.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Veterans Administration.