James  Burgett

James Patrick Burgett

Wednesday, December 6th, 1944 - Monday, September 14th, 2020
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James Patrick Burgett, age 75, of Troy, IL, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.

He was born December 6, 1944 in East St. Louis, IL, the son of the late Luke and Catherine (Moravec) Burgett. He married Jacqueline “Jackie” (Risz). She survives.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, James “Jim” Burgett of Belleville; and a sister, Patricia Brown of Shiloh.
Mr. Burgett was a police officer for 26 years for the Collinsville Police Dept. Jim was a proud Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a third and fourth degree member of the Troy Knights of Columbus and a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church in Troy.

Donations may be given to the Troy Knights of Columbus.

A memorial mass will be held at 10a.m.Thursday, September 24, 2020 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, Troy, with Fr. Kevin Laughery officiating.

Facial coverings and social distancing will be required.
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    Thursday, September 24th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Thursday, September 24th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Jerome Catholic Church
    511 South Main Street
    TROY, IL 62294
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Ron Borkowski

Posted at 08:07pm
I worked at CPD with Jimmy for many years and I can honestly say, there was never a dull moment

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Mike Bell

Posted at 04:54pm
I worked with Jim at CPD for a few years in the late 90s. Never a dull moment with Jim around. Good Man, he will be missed. Mike Bell

The Reeds

Posted at 11:31am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs and love from Ohio.
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Terry Hurst

Posted at 05:35am
So sorry for your loss, Jim. Your in my prayers and thoughts.
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