Funeral services for Melvin Burgess, age 82, of Dubach will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Bro. Randy Ray.
Interment will follow at St Rest Cemetery near Dubach under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Mr. Burgess was born July 21, 1930 and passed away January 8, 2013.
Mr. Burgess was a member of the St. Rest Baptist Church, and served in the United States Army.
He is survived by his daughter Debbie Ware of Ruston; sons: Eddie Burgess and Mike Burgess both of Dubach; daughter: Dianne Butler of Ruston; 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Pallbearer will be Phillip Ware, Chris Cavin, Dylan Burgess, Austin Burgess, Cody Briscoe, Jason Burnham, and Justin Burnham.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com