Andrew Blair Burgett Sr.
Andrew (Andy) of Wallis, Texas, passed away on Nov. 14, 2017 at the age of 46.
Memorial arrangements were entrusted to Knesek Family Funeral Chapels located at 122 North First St., Wallis, Texas 77485. The memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Dec. 2 2017. Pastor Daniel Schramm will be officiating. A celebration of his life will follow at Creekmore’s Sports Bar located at 3797 Highway 36 South, Sealy, Texas 77474.
Andy was born in Columbus, Ohio, in April 1971 to Clifford and Betty Burgett. His father was a horse trainer and his mother a homemaker.
Andy is survived by his loving wife, Teresa Bays Burgett (Tarri). They married on her birthday in Orchard on Jan. 1, 2014. The wedding ceremony was performed by her son Randall (Braden) White Jr. Andy and his wife lived happily in Wallis for six years.
He is also survived by his mother Betty Burgett; his step-children Braden and Dalton White; his three grandsons Randall (Garrus) White III , William Riley and Ayden Daniels; his five children, Blair, Kelsey, Alex, Devin and Andrew (AJ) Burgett Jr.; his brother Michael Burgett; his sister Sue Neal; his brother Jimmie Neal; his sister April Ulrich as well as many nieces and nephews; the rest of his family and vast array of very dear friends.
Andy is predeceased by his father Clifford Burgett and his brother Doug Burgett.
Andy enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved fishing, hunting, his Harley, designing/making jewelry, traveling, all animals and sports (especially football). Andy worked as a contractor his entire life and could make magic with anything he designed. He always sacrificed his needs for the good of his family and friends. He was a loving husband, father, brother and son. Share with one another your memories of Andy and how you remember him. In doing so, it will help us all to heal.
Please don’t say that I gave up, just say that I gave in
Don’t say I lost the battle, for it was God’s time to lose or win
Please don’t say how good I was, but that I did my best
Just say I tried to do what’s right, to give the most I could, not less
Please don’t give me wings or halos, that’s for God to do
I want no more than I deserve, no extras just my due
Please don’t give flowers, or talk in real hushed tones
Don’t be concerned about me now, I’m well with God. I’ve made it home
Don’t talk about what could have been, it’s over and it’s done
Just see to all my family needs, especially the little ones
When you draw a picture of me, don’t draw me as a saint
I’ve done some good, I’ve done some wrong, so use all of your paint
Not just the light and bright tones, use some gray and dark
In fact, don’t put me down on canvas, paint me in your heart
Don’t just remember the good times, but remember all the bad
For life is full of many things, some happy and some sad
But you must do something, then I have one request
Forgive me for the wrong I’ve done, and with the love that’s left
Thank God for my soul resting.
Thank God I’ve been blessed.
Thank God for all that loved me.
Praise God who loved me best.
The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love, concern and kindness shown to them during their bereavement. May God Bless and Keep You!