Gene E. Burgett

Burgett, Gene E.
July 29, 1918 - May 7, 2013
Gene E. Burgett, age 94, of Venice, Florida and North Port, Florida, passed away on May 7, 2013. He was born on July 29, 1918 in Columbus, Ohio. He resided in Southgate, Michigan where he was a salesman for Gell & Company in Detroit, Michigan for 18 years. After his retirement in 1980 he moved to North Port where he was a member of the North Port Elks # 2632, Sabal Trace Country Club in North Port and was a former member of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in North Port. He also was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp and served during World War II. Gene moved to Venice in 2003 where he became a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Venice. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Barbara; two sons, Thomas L. (Jeannet) Burgett of Eaton Prairie, Minnesota, Donald Burgett of Columbus, Ohio; a grandson, Thomas F. Burgett of Delaware, Ohio; four grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He also leaves behind the LeFevre Family, Bill and Linda, Andrea, Matthew and their families. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Farley Funeral Home in Venice, Florida is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to TideWell Hospice, Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, Florida 34238 or to the Trinity Presbyterian Food Bank, 4365 State Road 776, Venice, Florida 34293. To send a condolence visit


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Published in Herald Tribune from May 12 to May 13, 2013