June 23, 2024

L. Max Burgess, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on October 24, 1936 at the family farm in Scott County, Kansas, the son of Wade and Adalene Phillips Burgess. A lifetime resident of Scott City, Kansas, he was an owner and operator of B&H Paving in Scott City, Kansas for over 20 years. Max was also a US Navy Veteran.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Scott City, Kansas.

On July 24, 1958 he married Glenda Messenger in Scott City, Kansas. She passed away on October 25, 1987 in Wichita, Kansas.

Survivors include his Four Daughters – Dana & Keith Shapland of Dighton, Kansas, Marci & Marty Fanning of Wauneta, Nebraska, Toni & Todd Palen of Marienthal, Kansas, Joni & Doug Stegman of Marienthal, Kansas, Two Brothers – Keith & Jean Burgess of Scott City, Kansas, John & Bobbie Burgess of Scott City, Kansas, One Sister – Mona & Dean Jeffries of Scott City, Kansas, Twelve Grandchildren and Nine Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, One Daughter – Kelli Skibbe, One Grandson – Ryan Skibbe, One Son In Law – Greg Skibbe, One Sister – Sharon Fuller and One Half Sister.

Memorial Services will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Scott City, Kansas at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2015 with Pastor John Lewis officiating.

Memorials In Lieu of flowers may be given to the Max Burgess Memorial Fund % Price & Sons Funeral Home.

Inurnment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.

There will be no calling times.