Heath Wilson Burgess, 88 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Stanly Manor in Albemarle.
Heath was born January 8, 1929 in Stanly County to the late Ellis Wilson Burgess and the late Sarah Louise Poplin Burgess.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Bill Burgess.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Hartsell Funeral Home Albemarle. Burial will be at a later date at New London Cemetery at 331 Spring Street, New London.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Mary Ross Burgess of Albemarle; one daughter, Lynn (Bill) Matherly of Deland, FL; two grandsons, Kenny (Erin) and Kevin (Athena) Matherly; three great grandsons, Evan, Cameron, and Jaiden Matherly; and one sister, Hazel Taylor of Albemarle.
Heath was retired as manager from Sunshine Biscuit Company.
Memorials may be made to Hospice.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Burgess family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com
A service summary is not available