Richard Allen "Richie" Burgess
1946 - 2021
Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home & Crematory - Okeechobee
400 North Parrott Avenue
Okeechobee, FL
Richard 'Richie' Allen Burgess, 75
OKEECHOBEE - Richard Allen Burgess passed away on August 28, 2021 at Hospice of Okeechobee. He was born January 21, 1946 in Port St. Lucie, Florida to Robert Alexander Burgess and Nina Baromi.
He served in the United States Army and was in the Korean War. He retired from Okeechobee County Road Department after 31 years. Richard enjoyed bowling, fishing, gardening, his fruit trees, tinkering and making things around the house. His favorite thing to do was visit his friends that he considered his family. He was a great neighbor to all that encountered. He loved to take walks with his lifelong buddies, James and Morgan. He always looked forward to breakfast and visiting Harold, Teresa, D' Anna, Christopher, Andrew and all of the Okeechobee County Airport Community.
"See ya tomorrow Rich"
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Robert Burgess.
He is survived by his great friends, neighbors, and Okeechobee County Airport Community.
Services will be held at a later date.
Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at,
All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida 34972.

Published by Lake Okeechobee News and on Sep. 15, 2021.
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