Michael “Mike” Steven Burgett, 48, of Garden City, Georgia suddenly passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018.
A native Ohio, Mike was the son of the late Clifford Lawrence Burgett and Betty Westfall Burgett.
Mike was a retired US Army veteran. He served during Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom; he was a recipient of numerous medals, badges, decoration and awards. After his retirement he began a 2nd career with the Georgia Ports Authority.
He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Andrew Burgett.
Survivors include his mother; a daughter and son-in-law, Alexys and Devell Shanks; son, Michael “Popeye” Steven Burgett, Jr.; grandchildren, Adalyn, Kennedy and Penelope; sister, Sue Neal; brother, Jimmie Neal (Cindy); sister-in-law, Terri Burgett; great uncles, James and Clifford Westfall; his chosen family, Brian and Dee Hughes and their children, Justin and Britny; several nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.
A gathering for family and friends will be held at the Baker McCullough Funeral Home Garden City Chapel, Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Burial with Military Honors will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 22, 2019 at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 8819 US Highway 301, Glennville, Georgia 30427.
Baker McCullough Funeral Home Garden City Chapel, 2794 West US Highway 80 Garden City, Georgia 31408, www.bakermccullough.com