Joe Burgess, age 69, of Buckhead, GA, passed away on July 16, 2018. He was born in Walton County on August 6,1948 to the late Hazel Burgess and the late Tom Burgess. He was preceded in death by his son, the late Jeff Burgess. He was a 1966 graduate of Monroe Area High School and was retired from Bellsouth. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Beth Burgess of Monroe; 2 grandchildren, Rylan and Maddox Burgess; brothers, Tommy and Diane Burgess, David Burgess, and Lynn Burgess, all of Monroe, GA; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Meadows Funeral Home on Friday, July 20, 2018 with Pastor Steve Moon officiating. Interment followed at Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.