Our recently building fundraiser was a success. Members, friends, neighbors and those who just saw the signs, stopped in to pick up a basket of peaches and have a delicious lunch of our famous box chicken.
We hope everyone enjoyed the meals and peaches enough to join us next year.
Billy G. Burgess, 80, of Huntersville died June 14, 2014. He was born on July 13, 1933 in Haywood County to the late Floyd and Ethel Burgess. He served in the US Navy.
He retired from the City of Charlotte’s Utility Department as Supervisor of the Catawba River Pump Station. He was a member and past master of the Long Creek Masonic Lodge No. 205 and Friendship Lodge No. 700. Billy was a certified lecturer and a past DDGL of the 31st District of NC.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Bonnie Woods Burgess; sons, Chuck and wife Barbara of Huntersville, Mike and wife Betty of Kenansville and Tom and wife Pam of Concord; 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Timi Burgess Moore Eaton.
Memorials may be made to the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford, 600 College St. Oxford, NC 27565 or Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 10500 Beatties Ford Rd. Huntersville, NC 28078.
The family will receive friends from 5-7pm Monday, June 16, at James Funeral Home, 10520 Arahova Dr. Huntersville. The funeral service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday at Hopewell Presbyterian Church with Rev. Alan Purtill officiating. Interment will follow at the Woods Family Cemetery, Ferguson, NC at 2:30pm.
James Funeral Home is serving the family. www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com
It is with heavy heart that I report that brother Bill Burgess has been admitted to the hospice facility in Huntersville. The family has requested that if possible, please visit Bill within the next few days.
The facility is located at
11900 Vanstory Dr
Brother Bill holds a special place in the hearts of so many of us and now its our turn to show how much he means to us.
Please pass this information along to others you know and to other lodge secretaries as we know Bill has a great many friends.
For the second month in a row, team Long Creek 2020 takes the gold at the Buffalo Wild Wings Trivia Night. The prize this month is an Extra Large Wing Platter which we be ordering next month. Be sure you join us next time for wings, drinks and lots of fun.
A HUGE thanks for our next newest Entered Apprentices, Vince Condon, Gary Hawkes and Justin Richard. Even our newest candidate Noah Goode joined us and helped lead us to victory.
Also thanks to Scott Starnes, Jacob Bolick, Ron Cook and his girlfriend Tina, Mike and Jude Harding for coming out and supporting our community engagement efforts.