|Birth: ||Aug. 4, 1920, USA|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 2010|
Joseph H. BURGE Sr.
NEWPORT NEWS - Joseph Harry Burge Sr., 89, a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010 at The Chesapeake, where he resided the last few years.
He worked at Newport News Shipbuilding for a short time before serving in WW II, with the Army Combat Engineers in the South Pacific, and then retired from Langley Air Force Base as a carpenter. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the Men's Bible Class, was a member of St. Tammany Masonic Lodge #5, and was a Shriner. He enjoyed woodworking.
Mr. Burge was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Vernie Freeman Burge; and his son, Joseph Burge Jr.
He is survived by a daughter, Sarah Burge Faison and husband, David; daughter-in-law, Melita Burge; three grandchildren, Benjamin Burge, Leslie Burge, and Natalie Harris and husband, Phillip; one great-grandchild, Brayden Harris; and many extended family members.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, immediately followed by a funeral service at 2:30 p.m., in the chapel by the Rev. Rita A. Callis. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, with Masonic Rites and military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson, VA 23662.
Online condolences to www.claytorrollins.com . View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Vernie Louise Freeman Burge (1920 - 2005)
Parklawn Memorial Park
Created by: C. LATTA
Record added: Sep 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76980146
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