Department regrets to inform you of the passing of Jim Burgess of American Legion Post 238. Jim was a member of The Legion, Sons, and Riders and during his time held numerous offices throughout the Post, Squadron, Chapter as well as 16th District and Central Area Commander for the Legion. He was married to Ruth Burgess a member of 238 for 12 years.
Funeral Service will be held Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran, 3166 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, 33761. A Celebration of Life and Veterans Memorial Service and luncheon is planned at American Legion Post 238, 900 Main Street, Safety Harbor, FL 34695. On behalf of the Family, thank you for your prayers, Jim loved you all very much. In lieu of flowers the Family has requested donations be made to the The American Legion Post 238 renovation fund, Jim wanted his home Post to be beautiful and accessible to all.