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Billy Solomon Burgess

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“Miss Louise and family, the Ennis Family sends our deepest sympathy for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Millie Pilchard - Pocomoke City, MD

“I taught with Billy for a number of years and we would often talk about art and funny things students would say or do in the classroom. He was always...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Mike Morris - Salisbury, MD

“Mr. Burgess was my "#1 Teacher" and a great friend! Although decades have passed since we had last met, he was never far from my thoughts and...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Eric Hale - Laytonsville, MD

“A really great art teacher and person. Enjoyed his class even if I did not like parts of what he was teaching; he still inspired me to pursue art...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Marlies Bates - Fairmont, WV

“My condolences go out to the family,sorry for loss. I just want to let you know you were a wonderful teacher. R.I.P Mr.Burgess ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Anna - Salisbury, MD

“RIP Mr. Burgess. Thanks for your dedication to students and education. Prayers and hugs for your family. ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Juley Nelson. Harper

“It's so sad to hear of the loss of a very nice and compassionate man. And treated everyone no different. We lost a good man but God gained a Angel......Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Hope Grebos - Salisbury, MD

“One of the best, and most memorable teachers at Wi Hi. Rest in peace. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Jayson - Salisbury

“Mr. Burgess was the nicest gentleman that i had ever met.he was a inspiration and a mentor.He taught us as a class that art was about being as...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Ronald Hull Jr. - Salisbury, MD

“Mr. Burgess..Thank you for the fond memories in art class and letting Arlene Balam and I drive that sporty red mustang you had. Fond and funny...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Doretha Burrell - Waldorf

“Mr. Burgess taught not only our minds , but our souls...He was unique and cool and understood the teenage spirit... ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Mary Mullen - Streamwood, IL

“My favorite teacher in high school. RIP Mr. Burgess. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Lori Carrick - Salisbury, MD

“Farewell, my friend. You were and inspiration to many students, including me. The world lost a compassionate, caring, and articulate man. I was...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Frank Feather - Fort Leonard Wood, MO

“Mr.burgess you have kept the faith you fought a good fight you were a excellent art teacher,a true friend it really hurts me to hear you had passed...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Jessie Scott - Salisbury, MD

“I'm sadden to see that a fellow classmate posted this online. I graduated in 98 from Wicomico High School. Mr. B was one of the greatest teachers I...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: - Salisbury, MD

You made me fall in love with all aspects of art “Wishing you safe passage a you transition to your heavenly plain. You ha such a kind and gentle spirit. Class with you was so much fun. ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Tanya Carroll - Salisbury, MD

“Mr. Burgess he was one of the fairest teachers I knew. He believed in me and pushed me to do the best. He was one of the teachers I made sure I...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Chris Scott - Fruitland, MD

“You will be missed. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Tony Warner Jr. - Salisbury, MD

“My favorite teacher. He was loved by so many. Fair, honest and always encouraging. He was one of those rare teachers that didn't talk down to you....Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Susan Read Usilton - Salisbury, MD

“What a wonderful man, and a great educator. Thanks for the memories. Rest in peace Mr. Burgess. James M. Bennett class of 1976. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Billy Smith - Salisbury, MD

“It is with a very heavy heart that I have to say goodbye to one of my colleagues at Wicomico High School. I have said that one can usually go through...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Robert Freeman - Snow Hill, MD

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr.Burges. He was one of the best teachers I can remember he Will be truly missed. As the days go by may your fond...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Carole Ennis Smith - Parsonsburg, MD

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Billy passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016.

Billy was a resident of Marion Station, Maryland at the time of passing.

He was educated in the Somerset County Schools and graduated from Carter G. Woodson High School in Crisfield in 1967.