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Elmer Lee (Butch) BurgessDecember 7, 1940 ~ July 6, 2017 (age 76)
Elmer Lee (Butch) Burgess, a resident of the Wilson community, passed away Thursday, July 06, 2017 in Wilson at the age of 76. He was born December 7, 1940 in Tahlequah, OK to Carranza C. Burgess & Lois Mae (Tedlock) Burgess.
Butch served in the US Army as a Sergeant First Class and was honorably discharged following his faithful service.
He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. He was a member of the Cattleman's Association and was a Director at the Okmulgee County Conservation Board, past Chairman of the Board of Okmulgee County Rural Water District #1, a member of the Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Board as well as a volunteer fireman.
He was a retired Aviation Machinist and he owned and operated the Burgess Family Farm.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carranza and Lois Burgess.
Elmer is survived by his wife Jane Burgess of the home,
one daughter, Dianna Price & husband Don of Wilson,
grandchildren, Jason Lewis of Wilson,
Amanda Six & husband Ben of Norman,
Ethan Price & wife Ashley of Dustin,
and Chad Price of Wilson,
great grandchildren, Hailey Lewis of Okemah,
Lane Lewis of Okemah,
Cliffy Lewis of Wilson,
Stetson Price of Dustin,
Mandy Henry of Wilson,
Dylan Cook, Damon Henry, and Molly Henry, all of Wilson,
one sister, Wilma Wood & husband Ken of Houston, Texas,
sister-in-law, Gay Naslund of St. Louis, Missouri,
brother-in-law, Al Blaylock & wife Betty of Granite City, Illinois,
as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family has expressed their wishes for donations to be made in honor of Butch to either the First Church of the Nazarene in Henryetta or the Wilson Community Volunteer Fire Department (Henryetta, Oklahoma).
Viewing will be from 5-8pm on Saturday, July 8 and from 12pm - 8pm on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Funeral Services are scheduled for Monday, July 10, 2017 at 10:00am, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Henryetta with Rev. Tim Cole, officiating. Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service.