RICHARD WAYNE BURGESS, SR. Richard "Dick" Wayne Burgess, Sr., 69, of Leland, NC passed away Saturday morning at his home. Mr. Burgess was born November 29, 1943. He was preceded in death by his son, Richard "Ricky" Wayne Burgess, Jr. Throughout his life he enjoyed many loves and accomplishments from retired law enforcement and aviation to golfing and truck driving; but none above the love of fishing and his family. He is survived by his wife Iris Tatum Burgess of the home; his only daughter, Pamela Burgess-Morris and husband Brian Morris, along with their two sons Zac Morris and Collin Morris; and three children of Richard "Ricky" Burgess, Jr., Ashley Burgess, Devin Burgess and Tyler Burgess of the home. He was an amazing man that was loved and cherished by many and will remain always in our hearts and laughs. A graveside service will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The staff of Coble Ward-Smith is honored to serve the family of Richard Wayne Burgess, Sr.
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Oct. 28, 2013