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James R. "Jim" Burgoon
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1946
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 2012
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

Officer James R. Burgoon, DSN 7579, was commissioned as a Police Officer on 12/15/1969. After completion of the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Academy, Officer Burgoon was assigned to the 7Th District on 04/06/1970. He remained in this district for over 10 years and was subsequently transferred to Police Headquarters to the Criminal Investigation Division on 10/20/1980. On 12/14/1992 his assignment was then changed to the Warrant and Fugitive Section. These select officers are responsible for traveling all over the United States and conveying extremely dangerous felons back to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department to be "Booked" accordingly for their crime(s) and to stand trial. Officer Burgoon retired on 06/03/1993 with 23.47 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department.


Burgoon, James R. fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. Beloved husband of Marilyn Burgoon (nee Morris). Loving father of Kathy (Mike) Petersen, Kelly (Josh) Garvey and the late Timothy Michael Burgoon. Dear grandfather of Erin, Nick and Matthew Petersen and Kailey and Sammi Garvey. Dearest brother of Father Charles Burgoon, Joe (Jackie) and Roseanne Burgoon. Dear son-in-law of Mary Jane Morris. Brother-in-law of Tom and the late Marcella Morris, Nick Morris and Sharon Gibson. Our loving uncle, cousin and friend.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Backstoppers, PO Box 66927, St. Louis, MO, 63166 or the American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63108.

Visitation:
Monday, September 17th 2:00 PM 8:00 PM
Stygar Florissant Chapel
13980 New Halls Ferry, St. Louis , Missouri
(314)830-1500

Funeral:
Tuesday, September 18th at 11:00 AM
St. Richards
11223 Schuetz Road
St. Louis , Missouri

Interment to follow Funeral:
Sacred Heart Cemetery
980 Graham Road
Florissant , Missouri 63033


 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles L. Burgoon (1908 - 1978)
  Helen C Bukowski Burgoon (1918 - 2009)
 
 Children:
  Timothy Michael Burgoon (1980 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Florissant
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 4, Plot Number 0053
 
Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
Record added: Sep 12, 2012
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James R. Jim Burgoon
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- Timothy Tumbrink
 Added: Sep. 12, 2012

- Gracie's Grammy
 Added: Oct. 11, 2013
Sir, Rest in peace.
- Timothy Tumbrink
 Added: Sep. 13, 2012
 
 
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