John Thomas Burgess

December 20, 1982July 15, 2018

John Thomas Burgess, 35, of Asheboro passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville, TN.

A Celebration of John’s life will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. at North Asheboro Church of God, 1373 Randolph Tabernacle Road, Asheboro, NC.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Daniel Burgess; daughter, Brianna Morgan Burgess; sons, Houston Thomas Burgess, William Hunter Burgess and John Ryan Burgess; mother, Gracie Sizemore Turnage; step-father, Cecil O. Turnage and brother, Christopher Allen Burgess, Jr. and his wife, Heather Hunt Burgess.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Day Ministries, Memo: Burgess Family, PO Box 1561, Liberty, NC 27298.

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Loflin Funeral Home of Liberty is honored to serve the Burgess family.


  • Melissa Daniel Burgess, Wife
  • Brianna Morgan Burgess, Daughter
  • Houston Thomas Burgess, Son
  • William Hunter Burgess, Son
  • John Ryan Burgess, Son
  • Gracie Sizemore Turnage, Mother
  • Cecil O. Turnage, Step-father
  • Christopher Allen Burgess Jr., Brother
  • Heather Hunt Burgess, Sister-in-law

  • New Day Ministries Memo: Burgess Family


  • Celebration of Life Friday, July 20, 2018

John Thomas Burgess

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There's and Phillip Tuttle

July 20, 2018

Gracie and family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. If you need anything, we are here for you.
Love you

Shirlene Staley

July 20, 2018

With my deepest sympathy may God give you strength

Francis Norton

July 19, 2018

Charlotte Gwyn

July 18, 2018

John was a loving guy. He always had a big heart and loved to make people laugh. You are like one of my own and you will always be in my heart. Fly high my Angel .