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Randy Burgess

May 21, 1957 — January 24, 2023

Forest City, NC


Randy Darrell Burgess, age 65, of 311 Morningstar Lake Road, Forest City, died Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

Randy was a loving husband, devoted father, proud PawPaw, and was considered a friend and brother to many, but above all he was a faithful Christian. Randy loved the Lord and loved everyone in his church family. He had a servant’s heart and always wanted to help others. Randy was preceded in death by his parents, A.C. and Sue Burgess and a sister-in-law, Lynn Burgess.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Sandy Gowan Burgess; mother-in-law, Vergie Jenkins, who he called momma, of the home; four children, Brandon Burgess of Charlotte, Samantha Lee and husband, Donald of Forest City, Lacey McKinney and husband, Jason of Gaffney and Joshua Burgess of Rutherfordton; seven grandchildren, Alexia, Luke, Andrew, Dillon, Adaley, Lydia and Reagan; brother, Danny Burgess of Spindale; sister, Laverne Frietze and husband, Bill of Washington D.C.; five nieces and nephews, Justin, Megan, Billy, Khris and Kim.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday, January 28th at Faith Baptist Church in Forest City with Reverend Brian Melton officiating.

Memorial donations are requested to Faith Baptist Church, 149 West Main Drive Extension, Forest City, NC 28043.

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