James Leburn Burgess Sr.
James Leburn Burgess Sr., age 89, of Childersburg, AL. died on January 22, 2016 at Home. He is preceded in death by Doris, his wife of 66 years. Parents; Graydon and Nettie Burgess. Brother; G.B. Burgess. Sister; Maxine White. He is survived by his 5 children; James Burgess Jr. Joyce), Robert Burgess, Patty Fischetti (James), Stephen Burgess (Kelly) and Jeffrey Burgess (Mitzi). 5 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren. Sisters; Ludine McGahey, Vesta Mae Heritage and Arba Della Shelton. James was born May 17, 1926 in Pickens County, AL. He served in the US Navy as a Seaman Second Class on the USS Intrepid during World War II. He was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Area Ribbon 1 Star, American Area Ribbon and the Victory Medal. He retired August 1, 1989 from University of Alabama Hospital. Services will be held at 2:00 P.M on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors 30 minutes prior to the service. In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations to Samaritan's Purse Operation Heal Our Patriots.
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Precious Brother-In-Law. Loved him like a brother. Thank you, Patty, for taking such good care of your Mom and Dad. God Bless You.
Dearest Patty & family. So sorry for the loss of your Dad. You know how special your parents were to me. I will miss them so much. You are dear to me also! You will remain in my thoughts & prayers. May God's love comfort you during this time of bereavement. Love always!
My condolences on your loss. May the God of all comfort strengthen and fortify you and your family for the days ahead.
"I have been sleepless from grief. Strengthen me according to your word."--Psalm 119:28; jw.org