He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Linnie and John Farmer and Bill Burgiss and Mary Lou Burgiss Childs; one uncle, Boyd Farmer.
He loved his companion and loved to take care of their horse farm. He also loved his family back home very much. He was veteran in the Army and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include by his longtime companion, Judi Evers of Lake Benton; mother and stepfather, Barbara and Danny Trentham of Cleveland; father and stepmother, Ronnie and Virginia Burgiss of Phoenix; sister, Kaye McDaniel and her husband, David, of Tellico Plains; brothers: Donald Burgiss and his wife, Loretta, of Cleveland, John Burgiss of Cleveland and Tony Burgiss of Cleveland; stepbrothers: Billy Trentham, Curtis Trentham and his wife, Kristi, all of Cleveland; stepsisters: Debbie Case and her husband, Billy, Linda Whitted and her husband, Ralph, all of Cleveland; several nieces and nephews; one great-niece; two great-nephews; and one very speπcial aunt, Margaret Farmer.
The Remembrance of Life services will be Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 11 a.m. from the Wildwood Avenue Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Johnny Underwood officiating.
Interment will follow in the Center Point Baptist Church Cemetery at Charleston with Johnny Burgiss, Donald Burgiss, Tony Burgiss, Curtis Trentham, Cody Burgiss, Whitney Burgiss, Randy Hooker and David McDaniel serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.
Please view and sign the register book at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.