He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Ada Jackson Burgess; and mother and father-in-law, Clinton and Carrie Woodley Gilmore.
He is survived by his wife, Delores Gilmore Burgess of Jasper; children, Richard Moore of Nashua, N.H., Sheila Piper (Darrell) of Jasper and Felicia Aldridge (Timothy) of Decatur; grandchildren, Erik Piper (Amy) of Pleasant Grove, Daniel Piper (Ani) of Jasper, Jeremy Piper of Jasper, Elisa Maule (David) of Jonesborough, Tenn. and Andrew Aldridge of Auburn; brother, Jimmy Burgess (Glenda) of Corner; sisters, Dorothy Ragland of Warrior, Anne McAnally of Gardendale and Martha Hand (Ray) of Hayden; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
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