Jesse Ray Burgess PDF Print
Friday, 13 June 2014 20:24

Jesse Ray Burgess, age 91, of Keystone Heights, FL, formerly of Monroe County, KY, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Haven Hospice Robert’s Care Center in Palatka, FL.

He was born September 14, 1922 in Gamaliel, KY to the late Hillary Burgess and Virgie Myers Burgess. He was a WWII Army Veteran, a retired custodian for the Indiana School system and of Baptist faith.

He is survived by one daughter: Freida Boggs of Keystone Heights, FL, one son: Edward Wayne Burgess of Indiana, two brothers: Reid Burgess and Carson Burgess both of Gamaliel, eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife: Freida Burgess, one son: Earl Burgess and three brothers: Ralph, Veachel and Clarence Mitchell Burgess, three sisters: Buena Kingery, Amy England and Geneva Davis.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 16 at 1:00 PM at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel with burial to follow in the Gamaliel Cemetery.

Military rites will be performed at graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow.

Visitation will be after 10:00 AM on Monday until time of service at Strode’s Gamaliel Chapel in Gamaliel.


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