Daniel R. “Dan” Burgess, Sr., 81, of Mansfield, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, following a lengthy illness.
Dan was born on June 3, 1939, in Akron, Ohio, to Ralph E. and Mary (Mathias) Burgess. He attended St. Johns United Church of Christ. Dan loved to paint, and enjoyed joking around with others. Anyone who ever met him, liked him. He was a most loving husband to Joan, and they married on November 7, 1998.
He is survived by his loving wife, Joan Burgess; children, Daniel R. Burgess, Jr, Richard Burgess, Marilyn Sampson, and Lisa (Billy) Duffey; six grandchildren, Mitchell Sampson Jr., Ryan Sampson, Christine Burgess, Stephen Stone, David Duffey, and Nicole Capra; and seven great-grandchildren.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Susan Burgess in 2006.
A memorial service is being planned at a later date. Burial will be at Mansfield Cemetery.
Werner Gompf Funeral Services, ltd, 1106 Park Avenue East, Mansfield is handling the arrangements.
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