CALHOUN -- Grady Burger passed away on May 17, 2023, at the age of 84 of declining health over the past year. His family was by his side as he started his next journey of life in heaven.
Grady was born to Truman Burger and Annie Picklesimer Burger on June 26, 1938. He grew up in Chatsworth, GA and live his past 50 in Calhoun, GA. Grady was loved by many and a friend to all. He was a son of God a brother, devoted husband for 67 years, and father of two sons.
A lifelong fisherman and farmer. His passion was his family, serving the lord as a deacon of the church and volunteered numerous amounts of his time to other families in need. He will be missed. This world is a better place because of his leadership and the life he lived.
Grady taught those who knew him bravery, compassion, love and enduring strength. He was survived by devoted wife Jessie (Shorty) Burger, his two sons Chris Burger and Norris Burger; his siblings, Junior and Sharon Burger, Lucy Staten, Leon and Vernie Burger, Mildred Muse and Jerry Burger; his grandchildren, Lamanda Burger, Vincent and Katie Burger, Jessica and Cooper Gilstrap, his great-grandchildren, Lee Cecil, Vera Carver, Lane Gilstrap, Emma Burger, Connor Cowart, Payton Barrett, Preston Barrett, Gracy Cox, Priscylla Bradford and Winry Bradford.
The family will welcome visitors for Grady at Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home on Saturday May 20th, from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. He will be held in state at the New Zion Baptist Church Sunday May 21st from 2p.m. - 3p.m., and funeral will follow where he will be laid to rest at Chandler Cemetery.