Marvin "Marv" LeRoy Burgess Jr.

Marvin “Marv” LeRoy Burgess Jr., 56, of Leavenworth, died, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Providence Medical Center. He was born Oct. 26, 1958, in Leavenworth, Kan., the son of Marvin and Beatrice (Robertson) Burgess Sr..

Marvin Burgess

On Dec. 16, 1989, Marv married Katherine “Kathy” Rice in Leavenworth, Kan. She survives at the home. He is also survived by a daughter, Corina (Brandon) Fryman; three sons, Jason Burgess, Chris (Holly) Runnells and Joshua (Ashley) Burgess; eight grandchildren, Joe, Mariah, Jayla, Mason, Jordan, Gabriel, Zayne and Joshua; a sister, Mary (Dirk) VonMorrison; two brothers, James “Jim” Burgess and Michael “Mike” (Briana) Burgess; brother and sister in-laws; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Marv retired from the Leavenworth Stepkids Motorcycle Club.

He enjoyed fishing, camping, riding his motorcycle and hanging out with good friends and family. He especially loved teasing his grandchildren, they were his pride and joy.

He struggled and fought a good fight with cancer for the past eight years.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2015, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Burgess family for funeral and medical expenses.