Roger Dale Burgess, 63, of Springdale, passed away Aug. 28, 2021, in Springdale.
He was born Tuesday, March 18, 1958, in Huntsville to Jerry Dale and Edna Ruth Evans Burgess.
Roger was married to Barbara Graham for 23 years, and together they were parents to two daughters. He was a boiler room engineer at Northwest Medical Center for 23 years, before his employment at New Century Countertops as a maintenance technician. Roger enjoyed cracking jokes, he loved laughter, liked classic rock, he loved restoring and fixing things, and was a great inventor with a very intelligent mind. Roger loved his family, and it pleased him to help others.
Roger was preceded in death by his mother, Edna Ruth Evans Burgess.
He is survived by his two daughters and one son-in-law, Serena and Eric Higgins of Rogers and Jenna Burgess of Lowell; his father, Jerry Dale Burgess of Huntsville; two granddaughters, Aleigha Burgess and Olivia Auxier, both of Lowell; his sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ruth and Dale Dennis of Huntsville; his aunts, Iva Lee Evans of Huntsville and Wilda Burgess of California; his former wife, Barbara Graham Morris of Bentonville; and his niece, Hannah Ruth Wright of Ohio.
The family will receive friends at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Brashears Funeral Home.
Due to Covid-19, please practice social distancing and masks are required.
Memorial services will follow at 2 p.m. with Glenn Thomas officiating.
Services are entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.
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