BIRCH Anthony (Fred) Passed away suddenly on 9th February 2021 at Hereford County Hospital aged 53 years. Loving Father to Charlie and Matty, much loved Son of Tommy and Iris and cherished Brother to Janis, David, Stephen, Jane, Paul and Dawn. Loving Uncle to all his Nieces and Nephews. An extremely popular man: Fred will be sadly missed by all that knew him. A small family service, by invitation only, will take place at Hereford Crematorium at 3pm on 1st March 2021. A webcast for the service has been arranged, details will be distributed by the Family in due course. Anyone wishing to pay their final respects to Fred by lining the approach road to the Crematorium would be welcome to do so, social distancing must be observed. Family flowers only, by request, donations if desired, will be received gratefully and will be entrusted to Fred's 10-year-old son, Matty's future, in line with Fred's final wishes. Any cash donations given c/o Golden Valley Funeral Services, Wormbridge Court, Wormbridge, Herefordshire, HR2 9DH will be delivered to Fred's son accordingly.