Jimmy Joe "Whitey" Burgess, 50, of Bethel, Kentucky passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 23, 2023.
He was born in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky on December 23, 1972. A son to Mary Lou Burgess-Bowles and the late Jimmy Edward Burgess.
Whitey was a lifelong carpenter who loved working with his hands. He enjoyed fishing, taking long drives in his truck and spending time with his beloved family.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Samuel Edward Burgess.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Lou Burgess-Bowles of Bethel, one brother, Daniel Burgess of Mt. Sterling and a nephew George Trenton Burgess and several other family members and friends who will miss him dearly.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Tuesday, September 26, 2023 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home with his brother Daniel Burgess officiating.
Burial will follow at the Longview Cemetery in Bethel.
Visitation at the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Owingsville is from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Tuesday.
The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Owingsville is caring for all the arrangements for Jimmy Joe "Whitey" Burgess.