Brian David Burgess

Published 11:12 pm Thursday, January 4, 2018

A memorial service for Brian David Burgess, of Natchez, will be held at a later date at his dream home he built, which is known as  “The Camp.” He was a registered tissue donor and requested cremation at his death.  Laird Funeral Home in Natchez is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Burgess, 69, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at Merit Health Center in Natchez. He was born May 26, 1948, to J.C. Burgess Jr. and Thanette Brown Burgess. He was a retired lineman and electrician with Mississippi Power and Light and numerous independent contractors. He was a former member of the Army Reserves.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, J.C. Burgess III; and Lee Burgess.

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Survivors are his wife of 49 years, Brenda S. Burgess; son, Brian Blaine Burgess, and wife Medora; daughter, Michelle Burgess Kaiser, and husband Hayden Kaiser III; six grandchildren, Brian, Braxton and Bronson Burgess and Caroline, Chase and Matthew Kaiser; brother, Tom Burgess and his wife Marie; two nephews, Tom Burgess Jr. and his wife Brittany, and Adam Burgess and his wife Brittany; great-niece, Sophie Burgess, two great-nephews, Ben and Jimmy Burgess; and a number of other relatives and friends.

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