Paul Edward BurgeJuly 4, 1947 ~ September 3, 2017 (age 70)
Paul Edward Burge, 70, of Burnsville, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at his home. A native of West Virginia, he was the son of the late George and Helen Beavers Burge. He was also preceded in death by a sister: Delores Justice. Paul was the director of Social Services in Yancey County from 1986-1998 and director of Social Services in Burke County, retiring in 2004. He was a US Air Force Veteran.
Surviving are a son: Ross Burge and wife Telina; daughter: Jody and husband Tommy Buchanan; 2 sisters: Orphia Burge and Ruth Long; 2 Brothers: J. D. Burge and James Burge; 5 grandchildren: Zachary and Avery Buchanan, Jordan Burge, Victoria Burge, Brenan Burge and a great granddaughter: Carlyee Burge.
A memorial Service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, September 9, 2017, in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Joe Bennett, Yancey Hospice Chaplain, will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 PM Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Yancey County 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
Hospice of Yancey County
856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville NC 28714