Funeral services for Wayne Burgess, 83, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel, Bro. Steve Rodgers and Joshua Burgess officiating, with burial in Liberty Baptist Cemetery.
Cullman Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Burgess was born May 6, 1934, in Alabama. He passed away May 22. He was a longtime member of Liberty Baptist Church, had retired from Cullman Products with 33 years of service, and after retirement, his adventures in staying busy began.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hosie and Pearl Hawkins Burgess; four children, Gary, Larry, Gregory and Charlotte Burgess; two sisters, Evelyn Chappel and Oralee Stevens; and two brothers, Edward and Rayburn Burgess.
Survivors include his wife of of 28 years, Jewell Baker Burgess; three sons, Terry (Susan) Burgess, Ricky (A.J.) Downs and Wayne Downs; six grandchildren, Joshua (Allison) Burgess, Ashley (Tony) Valladares, Franchesca (Derek) Stanley, Steven Morales, Wendy (Cordell) Carrithers and Felecia (Joseph) Bennett; five great-grandchildren, Harrison Valladares, Braylin Stanley, Chase Cruce, Delanie Bennett and Kaelyn Bennett; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the funeral home.
Published on  May 22, 2017