Carroll Gene Burgess
Funeral services for Carroll Gene Burgess, 72, of Gainesville are set for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 25th at Central Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 24th at Meador Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Marc Parsons, Brandon Parsons, David Parsons, Jim Case, Kevin Case and Tommy Case. Honorary Pallbearers are Claude Burgett, James Huckabee, David Garner, Charles Lawson, Brett Prescher, David Shaw, Jamie Robinson, Jackie Eaton and Stan Kemp.
Mr. Burgess passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016 at his residence. He was born September 16, 1944 in Gainesville, Texas to Ernest and Dorothy (Case) Burgess. Carroll married Mary Muller August 2, 1968. He had served in the National Guard and was employed by the city of Gainesville in the fire department and sanitation department. He was a faithful member of Central Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Burgess of Gainesville; son, Carroll Gene Burgess, Jr. of Gainesville; brother, Gary Burgess of Gainesville; sister, Tammy Garner of Gainesville; granddaughters, Kenzee Nickerson of Arlington and Mia Paul of Denton; uncle, Leroy Case of Gainesville; numerous nieces and nephews and numerous sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard Gail Burgess; nephews, Brandon Burgess and Ryan Burgess; niece, Amanda Parsons and aunt, Jean Case.
Published on October 21, 2016