Holly Springs – Richard Charles Burgess, age, 82, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, 7300 Sunset Lake Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC. Inurnment will follow in church columbarium.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Theresa Knapp and Patricia Wood; and brother, Robert Burgess.

Richard is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jane Klafehn Burgess; daughters, Karen Pasquarella and husband, Stephen of Rochester, NY, and Kristine Tackitt of Fairport, NY; and son Kevin Burgess and wife Betty of Cary, NC; brothers, John Burgess and wife Barbara of Floral, FL, and David Burgess of Brockport, NY; nine grandchildren, Katie, Kristen, Kelly, Michael, Joseph, Stepanie, Alex, Shelley, and Kyle; and 10 great-grand children.