Dale R. Burgess of Greensboro, MD passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. He was 81 years old. Born in Royal Oak, MD, on August 6, 1939,
Mr. Burgess was the son of the late Leon R. and Anna V. Haddaway Burgess. He graduated in 1957 from St. Michaels High School.
Mr. Burgess was a US Navy veteran and was proud to have served his country. He had served on the USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. and was in the MD National Guard for a year and a half. He married the former Alice Unsworth on April 19, 1974.
Dale loved music. He had a set of harmonicas in different keys that he played in church or at music gatherings. He enjoyed word seek puzzles and going out to eat. He was very outgoing – “He never met a man he didn’t like”.
Dale is survived by his wife of 46 years, Alice Burgess of Greensboro; a son, Dale Burgess, Jr.; three nieces: Crystal Marie Pierce McKinnon of Chester, Marti Burgess young and husband Roni of Tennessee, and Anna Burgess Woodward and husband Josh of Secretary; a nephew, Michael L. Burgess and wife Sherri of Bridgeville, DE; a great nephew, Sgt. Joshua Bridges and wife Grace of Tennessee, and a great niece, Krystyne M. Young and companion Austin of Florida. He was preceded in death by his son, Troy, and a brother, Glenn Burgess.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 on Sunday, January 17th, at the Denton Church of the Nazarene. The interment will be private at the MD Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery in Hurlock.
Please send memorial donations to the Denton Church of the Nazarene, 10660 Greensboro Road, Denton, MD 21629. To offer online condolences, please visit moorefuneralhomepa.com.
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Denton Church of the Nazarene
10660 Greensboro Road, Denton MD 21629