Frank Smith Burgess
1930 — 2020
Frank Smith Burgess, age 90, of Denver, NC, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Atrium Health in Charlotte. He was born May 13, 1930 in Catawba County to the late Benjamin Smith Burgess and Nellie Throneburg. Frank was a man of faith and hard work. He was a member of Westport Baptist Church in Denver, NC, where he was baptized at the age of 84. He was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and served 14 years (1954-1968) as a Charlotte Police officer. In 1970, Frank founded Burgess Sales & Supply, Inc. located in Charlotte, NC. With the help of his wife and three sons, it grew and developed into the successful business it is today. After retiring as the company's President...