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James Richard Burgess

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James Richard Burgess Obituary
James Richard Burgess, 64, passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in Sixteen Springs Canyon. He was born Thursday, Sept. 18, 1947, in Long Beach, Calif., to Richard F. and Joan L. (Tkachyk) Burgess.
James retired from the United States Marine Corps in 1989 where he was a jet engine mechanic, G4 sergeant. After retirement, James resided in Cloudcroft for the past 11 years.
He is survived by his brother Michael Patrick Burgess, of Salinas, Calif.; sisters Karen K. Aguiar, of San Antonio, Texas, Michele Rene Bohard, of Santa Maria, Calif., and Valerie Ann Reed, of Tracey, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews; and friends Doreen Inman, of Alamogordo, and Angelo Joseph Aguilar, of Salt Lake City.
Graveside services for James Richard Burgess will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at 16 Springs Canyon Cemetery with Charles Walker officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the United States Marine Corps.
The Burgess family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place at PCS.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 11 to Nov. 11, 2011
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