Billy G. Burgess HUNTERSVILLE - Billy G. Burgess, 80, of Huntersville, died June 14, 2014. He was born on July 13, 1933, in Haywood County to the late Floyd and Ethel Burgess. He served in the US Navy. He retired from the City of Charlotte's Utility Department as Supervisor of the Catawba River Pump Station. He was a member and past master of the Long Creek Masonic Lodge #205 and Friendship Lodge #700. Billy was a certified lecturer and a past DDGL of the 31st District of NC. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Bonnie Woods Burgess; sons, Chuck and wife Barbara of Huntersville, Mike and wife Betty of Kenansville and Tom and wife Pam of Concord; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Timi Burgess Moore Eaton. Memorials may be made to the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford, 600 College St., Oxford, NC 27565 or Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 10500 Beatties Ford Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Monday, June 16 at James Funeral Home, 10520 Arahova Dr., Huntersville. The funeral service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday at Hopewell Presbyterian Church with Rev. Alan Purtill officiating. Interment will follow at the Woods Family Cemetery, Ferguson, NC, at 2:30 PM. James Funeral Home is serving the family; www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com.
James Funeral Home
10520 Arahova Drive Huntersville, NC 28078
Published in Charlotte Observer on June 16, 2014