Burgin Jr., Alonzo Augustus Alonzo Augustus Burgin, Jr., age 80 of Garland, Texas passed away on July 16, 2013. "Lon" was born in Springfield, Missouri on July 2, 1933. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served with the 2nd Infantry Division and was stationed in Korea. Lon graduated from SW Missouri State Univ. with a Bachelor of Science in Business. He married Joyce Ann Thurman of Springfield, Missouri. Lon retired from the Dallas Police Department NE Subdivision as a Corporal after 23 years of public service.Lon is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce Ann Burgin of Garland, Texas; his daughter Julie Ann Bell and son-in-law Denis Bell of Austin, Texas; his sister, Betty Kastendieck of Richardson, Texas. Visitation will be held Friday, 7/19/13 from 6:00 to 8:00PM at Williams Funeral Directors. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, 7/20/13 at 10:00AM at the First United Methodisit Church of Garland. Burial will follow at Restland Memorial Park.
Published in Dallas Morning News on July 19, 2013