William Ralph Burgess, 89, of Wilmore (formerly of Russell County)
died Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans
in Wilmore. He was born June 11, 1925 in Monticello, Ky to the late
Willie & Myrtie Huckaby Burgess.
He worked in construction as a welder, a member of Church
of God and a Veteran of US Navy.
In addition to his parents,he was preceded in death by his first wife,
Ella Mabel Morgan Burgess and later married Lilian George Burgess
who also preceded him in death. Also preceded in death by 2 sons,
Billy Dale Burgess, James Darrell Burgess; 3 brothers, Haywood Burgess,
Billy Burgess, Stanley Burgess; 3 sisters, Phyllis Bell, Betty Hill, Louise Fairchild
4 children: Gary (Sheryl) Burgess, Russell Springs
Sandy (Mike) Loehle, TN
Joe (Louanne) Burgess, Wilmore, Ky
Pamela (David) Proctor, Elizabethtown, Ky
1 step daughter: Cletta McKinney, Russell Springs
14 grandchildren-15 great grandchildren
3 sisters: Edna Whaley, Cinn., Ohio
Joyce Chitwood, Florence, Ky
Ruth Konen, Florence, Ky
Funeral service for William Ralph Burgess will be 1 PM. Friday,
October 3, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro.Joe Cox
Visitation will be after 10 AM. Friday.
Burial in the Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello.
Pallbearers: Josh Burgess, Eric Burgess, Bryan Burgess, Derrick Proctor
Isaac Burgess, Zane Burgess, John Loehle, Matthew Loehle
The family requests memorials to Wounded Warriors. These can be made
at the funeral home.
Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.
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