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Larry W. Burgess Sr.


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Larry W. Burgess Sr. Obituary
Larry W. Burgess, Sr.
SPARTANBURG--Mr. Larry Woodrow Burgess, Sr., age 76, of the Iverness at Spartanburg, went home to be with the Lord on August 8, 2018, while surrounded by his children. Mr. Burgess was widower of Elma Jean Bledsoe Burgess.
Mr. Burgess was born in Union, February 9, 1942, a son of the late Woodrow Wilson Burgess and Bertha McCall Burgess. He was a graduate of Union High School and retired from Cone Mill, Carlisle Finishing Plant. He was a member of the John A. Fant Masonic Lodge (Union Masonic Lodge #75) and was an avid fisherman who also loved gospel music. Mr. Burgess was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Jennifer B. Hines and husband Chris of Boiling Springs; two sons, Larry Woodrow Burgess, Jr. and wife Mickey and Raymond Burgess and wife Monique all of Union; a sister, Carolyn B. Turner of Union and several grand and great-grandchildren. Mr. Burgess was predeceased by a twin brother, Harry Wilson Burgess and a sister, Brenda B. Coker.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, August 10, 2018 at New Hope Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Johnny Burgess. Burial with Masonic Rites will be at Union Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Heath Burgess, Joe Wade, Ray Brown, Dustin Rakestraw, Andy Eller and Jackie Phipps. Memorial of the Adult Sunday School class of New Hope Baptist are asked to sit in a group.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 PM Friday at the church prior to the services.
Memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, 308 Linersville Rd., Buffalo, SC 29321.
The family will be at the home of his son, Larry Burgess, Jr., 207 3rd Ave., Union (Ottaray Community)
The S.R. Holcombe
Funeral Home, Inc. www.holcombefuneral homes.com
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2018
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