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Freeman L. Burgess, Jr.

October 21, 1940 — August 20, 2021

Freeman L. Burgess, Jr.

Freeman L. Burgess, Jr., 80 of Albany died Friday, August 20, 2021 at his residence. A private family graveside service will be held Tuesday, August 24,  2021 at Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Tommy White will officiate.

Born in Bath, Maine Mr. Burgess has resided in Albany since 1981. He worked as a printer at W.R. Bean and later worked and maintained rental properties for the family business. Mr. Burgess served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He loved music, played the guitar and enjoyed listening to Chet Atkins. Mr. Burgess also loved old cars and was a member of Life Church. He was preceded in death by parents Dorothy Wooster Burgess and Freeman L. Burgess Sr., a sister, Gay Whisnant, a brother, John Burgess and a niece Jennifer Burgess.

Survivors include his wife Janice Burgess, a sister-in-law, Doris Rucker (John), his nephews, Larry Whisnant (Rosie) and Keith Burgess (Michelle) and his nieces, Wanda Stephens, Janice Sims (Danny), Stephanie McAfee (Brian) and Melody Hamilton (Billy) and numerous great nephews and nieces.

Those desiring may make donations in memory of Mr. Burgess to Albany Community Hospice 320 Foundation Lane Albany, GA, 31707.

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