CAMBRIDGE — Robert Eugene Burgess of Cambridge, MD, passed away Aug. 2, 2016, at UMSMC at Easton of natural causes. He was 84 years old. Bob was born in Maysville, WV, on March 8, 1932, the son of the late Thomas E. Burgess and Nellie Becker.
Mr. Burgess attended schools in Petersburg, WV. Afterwards he enlisted into the U.S. Air Force. He proudly served his country for four years with two stationed at Chanute AFB, France.
On April 6, 1952, Bob married the former Marlene Sage. They were blessed with four children and 64 years of marriage.
Bob greatly loved being an outdoorsman; he was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving are his children: Fred Burgess of Cambridge, David Burgess of Cambridge, and Cindy Burgess of Deale, MD; two grandsons: Derek Huebner of Deale, MD, and Chris Huebner of Davidsonville; three great grandchildren: Camryn, Austin and Delaney Jo Huebner.
Preceding him in death, besides his parents, was a son Thomas Burgess.
A memorial service was held Monday, Aug. 8, at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge. Officiating was Pastor Steve Bloodsworth. The family received friends the half hour prior to the service.
A committal service will follow at Maryland Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery Chapel, beginning at noon, with military honors.
To send online condolences, visit www.newcombcollins.com.
ROBERT E. BURGESS