John Burgess

Obituary of John Burgess

John Burgess, age 73, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at his home in Ransom, Kansas. He was born on September 3, 1947, in Garden City, Kansas, the son of Wade and Adalene Phillips Burgess.  A lifetime resident of Scott City, Kansas, John was a retired pilot with KB Sprayers.

John was a member of the United Methodist Church of Scott City, Kansas.

On August 20, 1966, John married Roberta “Bobbie” Blanding in Beloit, Kansas. She survives.

Survivors include his Wife - Bobbie Burgess of Ransom, Kansas, Two Sons - Greg & Michelle Burgess of St. George, Kansas, Ty & Yvonne Burgess of Parker, Colorado, Two Daughters - Becky & Jeff Turner of Scott City, Kansas, Amy & Greg Norris of Scott City, Kansas, One Brother - Keith & Jean Burgess of Scott City, Kansas, Eight Grandchildren - Haley & Robbie Strube, Ethan Burgess, Coley Burgess, Brandon Burgess, Addie Burgess, Sam Burgess, Lane Turner, Cody Turner, One Great Grandson Banks Strube and his Canine Companion - Silk.

He was preceded in death by his parents, One Infant Granddaughter - Emilee Burgess, One Brother - Max Burgess, and Two Sisters - Mona Jeffries and Sharon Fuller.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at the United Methodist Church in Scott City, Kansas with Don Williams presiding.

Memorials in Lieu of Flowers may be written to the John Burgess Memorial Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.

Inurnment will be in the Scott County Cemetery.

There will be no calling times.

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