Dennis Evans Burgess Jr., 89, Newport, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his son, Larry Burgess.
He was born March 19, 1924, and was a WWII
veteran, having served in the United States Navy
from 1942 to 1946.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Evans Burgess; sons, Robert Burgess of Newport, Jerry Burgess of Nashville, and Bill Burgess of Knoxville; daughter, Teresa Morris of Irving, Texas; brothers, Charles, Randall and Mack Burgess of Gadsden; sisters, Sue Deleshaw and Vera Langford of Gadsden; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and other family and friends.
A memorial service takes place at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, in Resthaven Memorial Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 261 E. Broadway, Newport, TN 37821.
Family and friends may sign the guest register online at www.manesfuneralhome.com.
Manes Funeral Home in charge.