Lloyd Harold Burgess

July 14, 1949 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 70)


Mr. Lloyd Harold Burgess, Sr. age 70, of North Wilkesboro, husband of Jessie Nichols Burgess, died Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Congo Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery with Rev. Scott Wagoner and Rev. Thomas Bumgarner officiating.  The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 PM at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home prior to the service. 

Mr. Burgess was born July 14, 1949 in Wilkes County to Ivory Conrad and Donnie Vee Church Burgess.  He worked for Terry Huffman Logging as a driver.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother. .

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jessie Nichols Burgess, of the home; three sons, Lloyd Harold Burgess, Jr. of North Wilkesboro, Charles Eugene Burgess and wife, Kimberly, of Pisgah Forest, and Eric Andrew Burgess of North Wilkesboro; six grandchildren, Wesley Charles Burgess and wife, Theresia, Miranda Nicole Burgess, Kasey DeAnn Burgess, Joshua Ryan Burgess, Megan Elizabeth Burgess, and Erica Mitchell and husband, Justin; four great-grandchildren, Leah Mae Shew, Ryan Lee Burgess, Gavin Rylee McKinnley Mongold, and Justin Junior Tyler Mitchell; three sisters, Glenda Hargett and husband, Jerry, of Purlear, Cynthia Jones of Moravian Falls, and Gloria Jean Medlin and husband, Paul, of Kinley; two brothers, A.C. Burgess and wife, Edith, of Wilkesboro, and Buddy Burgess and wife, Jan, of North Wilkesboro; and many precious nieces and nephews. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials made to the American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro NC 27407 or the donor’s choice.

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November 5, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Graveside Service
November 5, 2019

2:00 PM
Congo Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery
301 S. Holiness Church Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697


American Cancer Society
PO Box 9, North Wilkesboro NC 28659

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