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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

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