Robert “Bob” E. Burge

Robert “Bob” E. Burge, 78, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on December 29, 2018, at his home in Bridge City.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Pastor Kirk Elendor. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves, Texas.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on March 9, 1940, he was the son of Edwin E. Burge and Johnnie Mae (Howell) Burge. Bob was a hard worker and retired from working in maintenance for Huntsman Corporation, formerly known as Texaco, after 30 years. He enjoyed drag racing cars, especially his 1958 Chevy. He also loved to travel anywhere. Bob will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Johnnie Burge; his wife, Delnora Burge; and his niece, Paula Guidroz.

He is survived by his loving wife, Norma Linder Burge of Bridge City; his siblings, David Burge and wife Tootsie of Port Neches, and Cheryl McGarrahan and husband Paul of New Braunfels; his sons, Ricky Burge of Nederland, and Carl Wayne Burge and wife Jodye of Groves; his step-children, Tracy Linder, Tammy Roy and husband Reagan, and Karen Green, all of Bridge City; his grandchildren, Bonnie Everett and husband Travis of Henderson, Nevada, Brittany Limbocker and husband Eric of Dallas, Kurt Riley of Beaumont, Christopher Burge and wife Denyse Howard of Nederland, and Ricky Burge, Jr. of Nederland; his step-grandchildren, J. R. Rife, Chelsey Fisette and husband Cody, Carlee Linder, Chad Linder, Tyler Roy, Makenzie Green, and Gavin Green, all of Bridge City; and his great-grandchildren Castor Everett, Kylie Everett, Nora Limbocker, Bentley Roy, Ben Fisette, and Cameron Fisette.

Serving as pallbearers will be David Burge, Ricky Burge, Jr., Christopher Burge, Kurt Riley, Jr., Eric Limbocker, and Paul McGarrahan. Honorary pallbearers are Gavin Green, Tyler Roy, Linwood Boudreaux, Eddy Paul Burge, and Chad Linder.