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- Published on 28 May 2014
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Services for J.W. Burgin, age 81 of Mount Vernon, were Friday, May 23, 2014 at Beaty Funeral Home with Rev. Henry Suche officiating.
Burial was at the Maple Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Burgin was born Feb. 25, 1933 to Joe Ben Burgin and Myrtle Stocks Burgin in Camp County, Tex.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He retired after 42 years at Lone Star Steel.
Mr. Burgin died May 19. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline, parents, a sister, Mattie Lou Rhodes, and two brothers, Kenneth and Joe Dan Burgin.
He is survived by his sons, Steve Burgin and wife, Carolyn, of Mount Vernon, and Joe Burgin of Marietta, Ga., four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.