Raymond N. Burgess

Published 10:04 am Wednesday, May 14, 2014

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE—Raymond N. Burgess, 86, originally from Courtland, Virginia, died on May 7, 2014.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Beth; sons Ray (Gail), Barry (Dee) of Brentwood, Tennessee, and Rob “Chip” (Martha) of Shreveport, Louisiana; sisters Frances Francis, Swann Broocke, Ann (Wayne) Davis, Carolyn (Jerry) Arnsberger; and brothers McCoy (Dorothy), Emerson (Shirley), Earl (Cecilia), Wayne (Barbara).

Raymond served a four-year tour in the Air Force. He worked for the National Weather Service as a meteorologist for 36 years.

The Celebration of Life service took place at 1 p.m. Monday, May 12 at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Nashville, Tennessee, followed by interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Inc. at 410 Allied Drive, Nashville, TN 37211.