Eastland Funeral Home & Cremation Service

904 Gallatin Road, Nashville, TN


James Floy Burgess

August 16, 1950September 30, 2019

James “Jim” Floy Burgess of Seneca SC, was born on August 16th 1950 in Anderson, SC to Joseph D. Burgess and Margaret Bryant Burgess. Jim loved his family with his whole heart. When he wasn’t driving his 18-Wheeler (James Burgess Trucking) he enjoyed fishing and motorcycling. Jim is survived by his sons Ricky Burgess of Taylors, SC; and James “Jamie” Burgess and granddaughter Bailey Burgess of Anderson, SC; the mother of his sons, Joyce Jennings; sister, Missy Lindblom of Spring Hill, FL; and close friend, Helen Campbell of Seneca, SC. He is predeceased by his mom, dad, older brother Joe Burgess Jr. and, his younger sister Regina Irwin. Jim had renewed his relationship with Christ some years ago, and on Monday September 30th 2019 he left this world to join Jesus in Heaven. A memorial service in honor of Jim will be held Sunday October, 13th 2019 at Oakway Wesleyan Church, 6380 West Oak Hwy, Westminster, SC 29693. Receiving of friends and family will be at Oakway Wesleyan Church from 2pm-4pm, the service will be at 4pm. Followed by graveside burial at the church.


  • Visitation Sunday, October 13, 2019
  • Memorial Service Sunday, October 13, 2019


James Floy Burgess

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Heather Finley (Woodfield)

October 9, 2019

I haven't seen James in about 40 years but what I remember most is his smile and how caring he was with his boys. Rest in peace.