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Algy "Al" Rose BurgessOctober 24, 1920 ~ May 9, 2017 (age 96)
Algy “Al” Rose Burgess, 96, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017.
A service to celebrate Al’s life will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, May 13, 2017 at First United Methodist Church fellowship hall. The family will receive friends following the service. A private burial will be held prior to the service.
Born October 24, 1920 in Clarendon County, SC, he was the son of the late John & Bessie DuBose Burgess. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Irene Corbett Burgess. Al served the US Air Force in the capacities of 1st Lieutenant, pilot, and bomber pilot. He attended UNC Chapel Hill and was the president of the former Burgess-Corbett Motors. Al was a devoted member of the First United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Methodist Men and the Ed Guest Sunday School Class for 50 years. He also attended the Coffee Club and was a member of the Lions Club.
He is survived by his daughter, Marilyn Rose Burgess Wright (Steve) of Deep Gap, NC; grandchildren, Sarah Wright Jelinski (Eric) of Carolina Beach, Katherine “Katie” Wright Glick (Jared) of Leland; great-grandchildren, Mason Jelinski and Camerin Glick.
McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.