Brian T. Burgess 1961-2019


    Brian Travis Burgess of Fort Myers, Florida passed away suddenly on July 1, 2019.

    Brian was born on July 4, 1961 in Flint, Michigan, the proud son to Joyce (Smith) and Lyle Burgess.

    Brian leaves to cherish his loving memory his devoted wife Sara (Williams) Lourey Smith; daughters Alicia Agle (Michael) and Tara Griffith (Matthew); step-daughter Kaycee Campbell; treasured grandchildren Sydnie, Austyn, Gavin, Conrad and Eloise and brother Geoffrey Burgess; sisters Valerie Rostek and Christine Burgess. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Randall Burgess.

    He worked in the construction trades and was considered a Master Painter. He enjoyed fixing things and doing projects. He loved the sun and beautiful things. He was much loved by his wife and family and will be warmly remembered by all who knew him.

    A Celebration of Life will be held at 3pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Shamrock Pub, 2201 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, with food, music, laughs and a time to share memories of Brian. All are welcome to attend. A donation box for final costs will be available. In addition to food donated by Pete’s Time Out, there will be a pot luck drop off if anyone wishes to bring a dish to share.

    Brian’s memorial web page can be found at