Originally created 07/11/98

Mr. Hillard Burgess



Mr. Hillard H. "Hill" Burgess, 63, of 2966 Bridgeport Drive, died Wednesday, July 8, 1998.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Timothy Owings officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Burgess, a native of Cairo, Ga., was a parts manager for Southeastern Equipment Company. He served two tours in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Augusta, where he was a member of the Co-Ed VI Sunday School Class.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Lou Burgess; three sons, Richard Allen Burgess and Timothy Neal Burgess, both of Laguna Beach, Calif., and David Patrick Burgess, Escondido, Calif; a daughter, Marjorie Kay Burgess, Laguna Beach; two brothers, Benjamin Jerry Burgess, St. Augustine, Fla., and Earl Burgess, Cairo; a sister, Vivian Brown, Ocala, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be the U.S. Army Honor Guard.

Honorary pallbearers will be First Baptist Church Co-Ed VI Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Augusta, Benevolence Fund, 3500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30909.

Friends may call at the funeral home.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Poteet Funeral Home, Wheeler Road.