Obituaries

Obituaries

Thomas Burgess 1928 - 2006 Topeka

Services for Ervin Thomas "Burg" Burgess, 80, Topeka, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Susanna Wesley Methodist Church in Topeka. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Garden Cemetery.Mr. Burgess died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, in Topeka.He was born Sept. 25, 1925, in Lawrence, the son of Ervin and Marguerite Raybourn Burgess.Mr. Burgess served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber for 37 years and retired as a supervisor in 1983.He married June Collier on May 9, 1946. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Jack, Topeka; two daughters, Carolyn Rowe, Topeka, and Nancy Randel, Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Mildred Whitman, Washington, Iowa; a brother, Frank, Lexington, Ky.; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home in Topeka.The family suggests memorials to Midland Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, 2801 S.W. Urish Road, Topeka 66614.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.kevinbrennanfamily.com">www.kevinbrennanfamily.com</a>.