Othal Eugene Burgess, 71 of Alum Creek went home to the Lord Thursday, June 7, 2007 at home after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Louise, son John Houston, daughter Argeon Louise and sister Josephine. He was a retired truck driver and coal miner, an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Alum Creek Church of Christ.
He is survived by his: 2 Sons: Michael and wife Deloris Burgess and James and wife Connie Burgess all of Alum Creek; 3 Brothers: Alvis of Clendenin; Robert of Milton; Calvin of Cambridge, Ohio; 6 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren
Services will be held 1:00 PM Monday June 11, at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek with Minister Justin Imel officating. Burial with military graveside rites by Bennie Padilla VFW Post 4768 will be at Graceland Memorial Park So. Charleston. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 Sunday at the funeral Home. Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek is in charge of arrangements. A special” thank you”goes to Mike Burgess, Edith Gillispie and Hospice Care for there wonderful care and compassion.