Sherwood “Junior” Burge, Jr.

July 20, 1971 - January 9, 2023

07/20/1971 - 01/09/2023

Sherwood “Junior” Gerald Burge Jr., 51, of Martins Ferry, Ohio, formerly of Bellaire, Ohio died on Monday, January 9, 2023 at home.

He was born July 20, 1971 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Sherwood Gerald Burge, Sr. and Gloria Beryl Gorley.

Sherwood is survived by many friends and will be deeply missed, especially by Tracy and Tammy, who loved him dearly.

Special thank you’s to NP Jessica Greenwald for her kindness and compassion that she has showed Sherwood, the staff at Bellaire Health Center, and Sonny Boy’s Restaurant who made sure his birthdays were always special.

Per his wishes, there will be no services.

Arrangements are entrusted to Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906. Private inurnment at Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan Point, Ohio.

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Joe Boczek
22 days ago

Though I never got to know him personally I have fond memories of Boy frolicking at the swimming pool with his father. It seemed like a very enjoyable time for him .

Cheryle
22 days ago

Forever holding his mama’s hand now as he crosses the golden streets beyond the pearly gates. Rest in peace, sweet soul💔

Sue Young
23 days ago

So sorry to hear this. I went to school with him, he was such a nice guy. This saddens me, he will be missed.

Lynn and Sandy Marling
23 days ago

Lynn and I want to extend our condolences to Junior’s entire family. He was such a nice man and he will be sadly missed by all those who loved him. RIP

Jessica Greenwald
24 days ago

I was so lucky to have been able to know someone like Jr. He had the gift of always being able to bring a smile to the faces of those around him. Thank you Jr for allowing me to be a part of your life, you have certainly made mine better for knowing you. You will be greatly missed and thought of fondly.

Tracy Johnston
24 days ago

We love and miss you bud. Say hi to your mom. Tracy and Tammy