George E Burgess
Class of 1952
The Virginian-Pilot, (Norfolk,
VA) - October 25, 2007
EDENTON - George E. Burgess, 73, died Oct. 23, 2007, in Chowan
Mr. Burgess, a native of Flatwoods, Ky., was a 1953 graduate of
Cradock High School in Portsmouth. He retired from the Norfolk Naval
Shipyard as a boilermaker after 15 years of service and later worked
as a real estate agent at various companies in the Portsmouth area
including Kline Realty.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Casey Burgess; two sons, G.
Michael Burgess of Albuquerque, N.C., and Gary Burgess of
Chesapeake; a stepson, Dana A. Nicholas and wife Colleen of New
Rochelle, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren, Casey
A. Nicholas and Cathryn Nicholas.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Meadowbrook Mausoleum
Chapel, Suffolk. Friends may join the family from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday
at Foster Funeral Home, Portsmouth. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to a favorite charity.