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Samuel Alfonso "Sam" Burgess, Jr.

July 30, 1937 - October 22, 2017

Samuel A. “Sam” Burgess, Jr., 80, of Hendersonville passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the Elizabeth House.

A native of Slaton, TX, he was a son of the late Samuel and Dorothy Pace Burgess. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War and worked many years at GE Lighting as a quality control officer.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patricia T. “Pat” Burgess; son, Samuel Burgess, III of Great Falls, MT; grandson, Aaron Burgess of Great Falls, MT; brothers, Kenneth Burgess and wife, Margaret of Seneca, SC, Lloyd Burgess and wife, “Dee” of Atlanta, and Michael Burgess of Liberty, SC; and sister, Sandy Smith and husband, Paul of Seneca, SC.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, October 25 in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Roy Waldroup officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017


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