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White Chapel Memorial Gardens
Saturday October 14th, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Saturday October 14th, 2017
12:00pm

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Harry L. Burgess

Harry L. Burgess, Jr., 80, of Monroe, N.C. formerly of Barboursville, W.V. passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at the McWhorter Hospice House in Monroe.  Harry was born on September 15, 1936 to the late Harry and Maude Brumfield Burgess.  He was also preceded in death by his sister, Judith Black. 

Harry played high school football for Barboursville High School where the team won the State Championship in 1954.  He loved the mountains.  He was also the former owner of Snack Shack and Country Squire Restaurant.

Harry is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Vi Vance Burgess; Children, Jeffrey Burgess and wife Nicki of Barboursville, W.V., Amy Burgess Moser of Charleston, S.C., Christopher Burgess of Indian Trail, N.C., and Michael Freeman and wife Tiffany of Hickory, N.C.; Sisters, Connie Kelley of CT. and Susie Tracey of FL.; 7 Grandchildren, Josh, Dylan, Reagan, Allyson, Ryan, Tyler, and Tristan; and 1 Great-Grandchild, Zander.

Services to celebrate Harry's life will be held Saturday, October 14th at 12:00 PM at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, US Route 60, Midland Trail, Barboursville, WV 25504.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to service.

The family requests no flowers please.


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Very sorry to hear about Harry's passing. We the( May family) remember Harry well, as we all grew up together, lived close to each other. I remember going to Snack Shack & Harry giving us his delicious Hot Dogs, with cold slaw & Root Bear....the best in Town! He always took time to talk to us & he had such a happy Spirit! He would never charge us neither......such a Great person he was! Sending my Prayers to his Family! Annette Piper
Palm Beach Gardens, Fl.

Annette May Piper Oct 12 2017 12:00 AM

RIP Harry. You will be missed by many.
We were friends through out Junior High and High School at Barboursville. I remember well the enjoyable times at the old Snak Shak, and your parents and sisters.
My sincere condolences to ALL of the family.

North Richland Hills, Texas Oct 11 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harry Burgess

Mark Burgess Oct 11 2017 12:00 AM

I do remember harry very much. I am from huntington and now i live at indian trail. My husband owns rowells trucking off of 74 close to KFC. We ate a lot at his restaurant and the snack shack. My son is a chiropractor in barboursville overstreet chiro. On farmdale. So sorry to hear about him. In fact my son tryed to buy the house for his chriro office at one time when it was for sale. His picture dosent look like i remember but i am sure i wouldnt look like that either. So sorry jeannine

Jeannine overstreet rowell Oct 9 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harry Burgess

Bo Robinette Sep 10 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harry Burgess

Al Harshbarger Sep 9 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harry Burgess

Vi Burgess Sep 9 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harry Burgess

Brent and Denise Mummaw Sep 9 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harry Burgess

Joe Faircloth Sep 9 2017 12:00 AM

Harry will be very missed by all at Independence Collision/Uhaul. He reminded me of my own dad who passed 10 years ago. God bless your family and peace and comfort be with you all.

Joe Faircloth Sep 9 2017 12:00 AM

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