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On August 30, 2018 the world unexpectedly lost one of its very best souls. In the words of his beloved life, Alison, "Josh was a loving father, dedicated husband, brother, son and friend. He loved to be surrounded by good friends and football. He lived by the verse 'For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.' 2 Timothy 1:7. His passion for service and boldness in action was evident in all areas of his life. Of his many achievements, he was most proud of his three boys who will carry his legacy forward."

Josh "JB" Burgess was a Lt. Col. in the United States Air Force, and lived each day with a selfless and compassionate heart - not just towards his family, or towards his friends, or towards his country, but towards every person he encountered. You couldn't pass by Josh without receiving a contagious smile and a genuine, "How are you?" His memory is one that inspires each of us to love better, be better, and do better for others. For those who have met JB, you know that your life was instantly blessed by his presence.

Josh leaves behind a loving, beautiful, and fiercely strong wife, Alison, and three precious sons - Wyatt (15), Landon (12), and Everett (10). No one loved his boys more than Josh did, and it is in that same spirit we are asking people to give. In the midst of all the transitions the Burgess family will face with Josh's passing, we want to ensure the boys and their unique needs are fully taken care of. Please join us in showering the Burgess Boys with the fierce and passionate love that their father has shown to so many of us!

***All money raised will go directly to an account for the boys***

JENNIFER MCGAHA

2018-09-22 20:04:00

Praying for the Burgess family during this difficult time.

Leif Peterson

2018-09-20 16:33:33

Sending prayers for peace your way!

Jennifer Roscoe

2018-09-19 15:30:21

Sending Alison and the boys my thoughts and prayers.

Anonymous

2018-09-17 03:56:10

You guys are in my prayers!

April D Purtell

2018-09-13 15:46:59

Thoughts and prayers - so glad so many were able to come support and remember with you!

Brandy Woodley

2018-09-13 12:00:07

God bless the Burgess family

CINDY L THIEL

2018-09-12 18:53:13

Sending our deepest condolences, and praying for you and your beautiful family.

Richard Murphy

2018-09-12 14:54:02

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,Richard and Pam Murphy Magnolia,Arkansas

Anonymous

2018-09-11 18:52:07

Continued prayers for your comfort and peace. You are in my heart.

Catherine M Gabriel

2018-09-10 19:27:57

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hugs to you Alison...

Lisa Nicholson

2018-09-10 06:07:27

Keeping you all in my heart and prayers.

Matthew P Crosser

2018-09-09 22:32:08

Forever in our hearts and minds.

Gina A Hartman

2018-09-09 15:16:16

Sending love and prayers from Florida.

Mrs E A Kelly

2018-09-09 08:01:46

With heartfelt love from Eddie & Chris, Stephanie & Stefano, Collette & Jason xxx

Jennifer I Hardie

2018-09-08 23:11:50

With all our love! The Hardie Family

Amy D Adlich

2018-09-07 22:43:39

We will forever miss Josh & his gentle giant spirit. Keeping Alison & the boys in our prayers. ❤️

Fiechtner Family

2018-09-07 03:27:51

We miss being families together. Josh was such a strong friend and mentor, with a wonderful and welcoming home for us. We send our deepest condolences to the Burgess family, and all our love.

donald l starling

2018-09-06 03:02:18

Josh, steered my life so much and years later my faith journey and my leadership style has so much of Josh's influence intertwined in them.

LaDonna L Harris

2018-09-06 01:05:13

We are ever grateful of the sacrifice that your family has made for our country. We will always honor your husband/father’s memory.

tiffany evans

2018-09-06 00:14:10

Wish I could just give you a hug, so sorry for your loss.

Margaret Powers

2018-09-05 23:28:06

JB was an extraordinary man and our hearts absolutely shattered when we heard the news. Alison, we are so very sorry and send all of our love to you and the boys.

Anonymous

2018-09-05 22:06:43

Praying for you all. You, Lord keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. Psalm 18:28

Cherrielynn Kamahele

2018-09-05 21:34:46

JB was a great friend and colleague. I will surely miss his smile and caring personality. With my deepest sympathy to your family.

Donna Y Allen

2018-09-05 14:02:35

So sorry for your loss. I'm thankful Jasper and Deborah will be such a great support for you all. Praying for your comfort and strength.

Anonymous

2018-09-04 23:49:15

God bless. Aloha brother.

David M Shanahan

2018-09-04 20:56:16

JB's passing was a hurtful loss to all who knew him. His legacy lives in all the hearts he touched with his genuine care for others - most especially his family.

Kevin Richardson

2018-09-04 19:22:06

We are so sorry for your loss. JB was a good man. You and the boys are in our thoughts and prayers daily. The Richardson Family.

Colette Butorajac

2018-09-04 19:13:40

My heart aches for your Families loss

William R. Goodwin

2018-09-04 18:55:33

So sorry for your loss. He was a great man.

Darlene L Nakama

2018-09-04 16:15:10

With our deepest sorrow and condolences to Allison and the boys. Josh will be missed. Malama Pono, A Hui Hou.. The Nakama's

Kelsey Ramirez

2018-09-04 06:08:43

Thinking of your family in these difficult times.

Lee Skoda

2018-09-04 05:58:05

Prayers to your family during this time and hugs to you all.

Michele P Sasaki

2018-09-04 05:52:34

Deepest aloha to you ❤️

Denise Gallagher

2018-09-04 05:11:33

I’m so sorry for your loss.

Effie Dattilo

2018-09-04 04:45:26

God bless your family.

Jennifer L Kretsinger

2018-09-04 03:58:37

I’d give y’all the world if I could. Thank you for touching my life, Jedd and Cole’s too, in the way you and your boys did during our short time together at Hickam. All the love from Alaska❤️

Margaret j watson

2018-09-04 02:18:36

Any friend of Mckinley Rich is a friend of mine.

Marianne H Lee

2018-09-03 23:50:59

We love this beautiful family.

Melissa Morris

2018-09-03 23:26:20

You were there in every way for our family when we needed you. Just a small gift for your amazing boys!!! We love you!

Tara Nicole student

2018-09-03 23:18:34

You will greatly be missed JB. Thinking and praying for Alison and the boys

Jennifer C Mickle

2018-09-03 22:58:25

Surrounding you with love and prayers.

Athena L Michaels

2018-09-03 22:45:35

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. JB will be missed!

Michael Noe

2018-09-03 22:42:57

My deepest condolences for your loss.

Jessica Esslinger

2018-09-03 22:40:24

May peace and joy continue to find the Burgess family in this darkest of hours.

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We are ever grateful of the sacrifice that your family has made for our country. We will always honor your husband/father’s memory.

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Praying for you all. You, Lord keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. Psalm 18:28

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JB was a great friend and colleague. I will surely miss his smile and caring personality. With my deepest sympathy to your family.

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So sorry for your loss. I'm thankful Jasper and Deborah will be such a great support for you all. Praying for your comfort and strength.

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God bless. Aloha brother.

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We are so sorry for your loss. JB was a good man. You and the boys are in our thoughts and prayers daily. The Richardson Family.

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My heart aches for your Families loss

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So sorry for your loss. He was a great man.

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With our deepest sorrow and condolences to Allison and the boys. Josh will be missed. Malama Pono, A Hui Hou.. The Nakama's

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You were there in every way for our family when we needed you. Just a small gift for your amazing boys!!! We love you!

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May peace and joy continue to find the Burgess family in this darkest of hours.

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