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100 Branchview Drive NE
PO Box 344
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: 704-786-3168
Fax: 704-782-5766

Roy "Boyce" Burgess Sr.

Wednesday, January 27th, 1937 - Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Mr. Roy “Boyce” Burgess, Sr., 82, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Crosspointe Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Leon Hawks. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:45 pm prior to the service at church.

Boyce was born on January 27, 1937 in Burnsville, NC to the late Stanly Washington and Grace Preslar Burgess. He is also preceded in death by 9 brothers and sisters. Boyce was a truck driver for over 35 years and had retired from Overnight Transportation Company. He absolutely loved fishing and working on/painting old cars.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn “Sue” Burgess, of Kannapolis; daughter, Tammy Smith and husband Eric, of Concord; sons, Boyce Burgess, Jr. and wife Joy, of Gold Hill, Mike Burgess of Concord, Mark Burgess and wife Sarah, of Concord; sisters, Radie Clontz of Concord, Flora Mae Martin of Wadesboro; brother, John C. Burgess of China Grove; grandchildren, Daniel Smith and wife Wendi, Mackenzie Burgess, Hunter Burgess, Maddie Burgess; great-grandchildren, Peyton Smith and Jake Smith.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Boyce’s caregivers, Mary Bryant and Marilyn.

Memorials may be made to Crosspointe Baptist Church, 1175 Crosspointe Dr., Concord, NC 28025.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:45pm
    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:45pm
    Crosspointe Baptist Church
    1175 Crosspointe Drive
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Service

    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 2:00pm
    Crosspointe Baptist Church
    1175 Crosspointe Drive
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Interment

    Carolina Memorial Park
    601 Mt Olivet Rd
    KANNAPOLIS, NC 28083
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Diana Overcash

Posted at 11:03am
Sue, do sorry the read about Boyce. Prayers of comfort and peace for you and your family as you face this difficult time.

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Posted at 10:53am
With deepest sympathy - Flora Mae, John, Wanda and Fred
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