OBITUARY

Marvin Ray Burgess

June 13, 1938March 28, 2018
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Mr. Marvin Ray Burgess, 79, of Fancy Gap, VA, formerly of Union County died Wednesday March 28, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center. Ray was born in Union County, June 13, 1938, to the late Milas Lee and Ruth Griffin Burgess. For 30 years Ray was a well-loved manager of Queen City TV in Charlotte, NC., then went into real estate rentals. He was the President of the Red Fez Club in Charlotte NC and a long time dedicated Shriner. In addition to his parents, Mr. Burgess was preceded in death by a sister Linda, and brothers Archie, Kenneth and Phillip. Surviving is his devoted friend and companion of 10 years Delana Burgess; daughter, April Burgess of Mint Hill; son, Roger Burgess of Midland; 3 grandchildren; sisters, Alice Blackwell of Myrtle Beach and Francis (Glenson) Funderburke of Monroe and brother, Homer Burgess of Monroe. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday April 7th at 1 pm at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe officiated by Pastors Scott and Patti Simpson. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children Attn: Office of Development 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607. Online condolences may be left at www.mcewenmonroechapel.com

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, April 7, 2018
  • Visitation Saturday, April 7, 2018
REMEMBERING

Marvin Ray Burgess

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FRANK JONES

April 4, 2018

My Father grew up with Woody Player and purchased appliances from him as long as I could remember. I was introduced to Ray Burgess and purchased appliances from him until Ray went on to other things. Everything in our homes came from Queen City.
Ray also owned a plane with my apartment mate, and we would double date to the beach for seafood suppers in that plane and return home later. Great times!! The girls loved it!
We will miss you, Ray...

We rejoice with the family in Ray's homecoming;
We shed tears of sorrow with you in your loss;
We lift you up in our hearts for peace and comfort;
And we hope that each day gets better and better.

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