Phillip “Phil” Joel Burger, 65, Orleans

Phillip “Phil” Joel Burger, 65, of Orleans, passed away at 5:50 PM on Thursday, November 05, 2020.

He was born August 2, 1955 in Jasper, IN, the son of Alfred and Patricia (Rees) Burger.

He married Sandy Kay Burger (Huff) on January 14, 1978 and she survives.

He was a member of Orleans Christian Church. He graduated from Jasper High School and worked on Riverview farms for several years.

He is survived by his wife of Orleans; two sons, Chris (Lacey) Burger of Paoli and Brent (Emily) Burger of Ellettsville; four grandchildren, Gracie, Lane, Ellie and Benton; step-mother, Melba Burger of Jasper; five brothers, Greg (Marilyn) Burger of Dubois and Dave Burger of Jasper, Bruce Patton and Brian (Sherri) Patton both of Jasper, Clint (Christie) Burger of Chandler, IN and sister, Jaleigh (Adam) Long of Atlanta, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Rick Burger.

The funeral will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 9, 2020 at the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans with Reverend Thomas Bostic officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Orleans.

Friends are invited to visitation at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 6 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Orleans Christian Church.

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