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Franklin "Frankie" Leon Burgess, Jr.

Franklin "Frankie" Leon Burgess, Jr., 44, passed from this life into eternity, Monday, May 28, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health- Lexington, NC Medical Center.

Frankie lived in Winston Salem, NC, but always kept close ties with his family in Northampton County, NC. He was a long distance truck driver and has hauled goods to every state in the continental United States and lower Canada. He enjoyed exercising his 2nd Amendment rights, and loved working on and flipping cars. Frankie was proud of his Hot Rod Mustangs he built. He was loved by his family and friends and will be sorely missed. He was also a Criminal Justice major. Frankie is preceded in death by his mother, Diane Glover Burgess and his aunt, Evelyn Wall.

Surviving are his father, Franklin Leon Burgess, Sr. and step-mother Emy Burgess; brother, Franklin "Trey" Leon Burgess, III, and his maternal grandmother, Eula Glover. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Graveside services will be held in Seaboard Cemetery Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions be made in Frankie's name to the NRA at NRA.org and/or the United Way of Forsyth County at http://www.forsythunitedway.org/the-fight-against-substance-abuse-in-forsyth-county/

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