Charles Phillip Burress, 59, of Augusta, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013.
Visitation 3-5 p.m. Thursday, at Headley Funeral Chapel and Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday, at St. James Catholic Church. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at St. James Catholic Church, Augusta. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Augusta.
Charles was born in Wichita, on May 15, 1954, to the late Dorothy Margaret (Schneider) and Charles "Ted" Edwin Burress. He was a retired controller at Augusta Medical Complex. On June 30, 1978 he married Ruth (Bennington) Burress at St. James Catholic Church. She survives him. He is also survived by: sons, Andrew Burress and Rance Burress (wife, Joanna); daughter, Abigail Holden (husband, Davy); sister, Jill Young; and grandchildren, Lydia and Annaleigh Burress and Daisy and Meadow Holden.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Melissa Davidson.
Memorial donations to The Roth Project Music Memories - an iPod based music memory program for Alzheimer's therepy or to Amedisys Hospice.