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George "Mac" Madison Burgess Jr

June 22, 1931 — November 8, 2023


   Mr. George Madison Burgess, Jr., age 92, of Acworth, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2023.

   Mr. Burgess was born in Macon, Georgia on June 22, 1931, the son of the late George Madison Burgess, Sr. and the late Thelma Verne Smith Burgess. George served his country in the United States Navy where he received the Korean Service Ribbon, National Defense  Service Medal, and the United Nations Service Medal. He worked for many years at Moody Ford as a bookkeeper. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Dodson Burgess; his daughter, Kathy Atkinson; his grandson, Wesley Lucas; and his brother, James Outler.

   He is survived by his daughters, Pat Hodges (Lamar) and Dolores Caudillo (Steve); his grandchildren, John Lucas, Dave Floyd (Jamie), Crystal Moritz (Greg), Beth Reid (Cody), Michael Hodges, Rachael Byrd (Jake); his great grandchildren, Owen Reid, Grant Reid, and Ellie Byrd; his sisters, Joan Taunton and Kay Holland; and several nieces and nephews.

   A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 11:00 am in the chapel at Magnolia Park Cemetery in Warner Robins, Georgia with Franklin Holland officiating.

   The family will receive friends at Poole Funeral Home in Woodstock on Friday, November 10, 2023 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

   Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Magnolia Park Cemetery on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 10:45 am and include: Michael Hodges, Cody Reid, Jake Byrd, Dave Floyd, John Lucas and Jon Holland.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation for George Madison Burgess Jr

Friday, November 10, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Poole Funeral Home & Cremation Services (Woodstock)

1970 Eagle Dr, Woodstock, GA 30189

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Graveside for George Madison Burgess Jr

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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