Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


February 16, 2013

Clyde A. Burgess, MD 1930-2013

GREEN BANK, W.VA. — Clyde A. Burgess, MD, 82, of Green Bank, W.Va., went home to the Heavenly Father on Feb. 14, 2013.

He was born May 3, 1930, in Oak Hill, W.Va. He was the son of the late Clyde Austin and Marshie Honaker Burgess.

He graduated from Oak Hill High School in 1948 and attended the University of Dayton and graduated from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine in 1961.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict, rising to the rank of staff sergeant and retired from the U.S. Army as a colonel in 1996.

Dr. Burgess practiced medicine in Berkley Springs, Philippi, Clarksburg, W.Va., and Ashland, as well as serving with the U.S. Army in Alaska and Kentucky. He retired to the beautiful mountains of Pocahontas County and attended Hebron Baptist Church in Green Bank.

Dr. Burgess is survived by his wife of 59 years, Christine Haga Burgess. Other survivors include a son, Andrew (Linda Gale) Burgess of Fairbanks, Alaska; a daughter, Kimberly Burgess, MD, of Charleston, W.Va.; and a sister, Kathryn Burgess Terwilleger of Willow Street, Pa.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Jim Franklin and Pastor Paul Murdock officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. today, Feb. 17, 2013, at Tyree Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Gideons or a charity of your choice.


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