Deacon Henry J. Burgin, Jr., of Black Mountain, moved to his Heavenly home on May 20, 2023, at the Mountain Ridge Wellness Center.
He was born in McDowell County to the late Jones Henry Burgin and the late Annie Gertrude Burgin. He graduated from Old Fort High School where he played baseball and drove the school bus. He was a member of Mills Chapel Missionary Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board as the Treasurer, men’s choir and laymen league. Henry worked 42 years at Black Mountain Center before retiring to care for his beloved Wife Catherine. He loved his family, fishing and helping his wife.
Other than his parents, Henry was also preceded in death by four brothers, two sisters, a son, a daughter, 3 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Left to cherish his memory are his daughters Bishop Angela Young and Beverly Hausley both of Black Mountain, special sister Patricia Coleman (Johnny), of Winston Salem, NC, grandchildren Natalie Burgin, Tangela Edmunds, Tameyka James (Derek), Terence Burgin, Jacqueline Freeman and bestie bud Aaliyah Hausley, 16 great-grands, 8 great-great-grands and 2 God daughters.
Special thank you to Mountain Ridge Wellness Center for taking such exceptional and loving care of dad, you were the most caring, loving and became our family. And we love each of you.
A Funeral Service to honor the life of Mr. Henry Burgin will be held on Saturday May 27, 2023, at Mills Chapel Baptist Church (328 Craigmont Rd, Black Mountain, NC), at 12pm. Burial will immediately follow the service at Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitaion with the family will be one hour prior to the funeral. Viewing of Mr. Burgin will be held on Friday May 26, 2023, from 10am to 7pm at Avery's Memorial Chapel. The service will be live streamed on Avery's Memorial Chapel's Facebook page.
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