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Joseph Elisah Burgans

February 25, 1946 ~ March 5, 2019 (age 73)

Mr. Joseph Elisah Burgans, of Andalusia, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at his residence. He was 73.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 P.M. Saturday, March 9,2019, at Shady Hill Baptist Church (Hog Foot Rd. Andalusia, AL.); with Rev. Chester Watson officiating. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 9:00 A.M. Burial will follow in the Spring Hill Baptist Church Cemetery; with Keahey Funeral Home of Andalusia directing.

Mr. Burgans is survived by his wife, Etta Mae Burgans of Andalusia; his children, Mallisa Burgans Capers of Andalusia, Rose Marie Burgans of Flomaton, Ricky Joe Burgans of Andalusia, and Marsha Dianne Burgans of Andalusia; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Elijah Burgans of Andalusia; and sisters, Naomi Watson, Mary Frances Wright, Clara Brooks, and Sally (Chris) Tillery all of Andalusia. He is preceded in death by his son, William Leon Burgans; two granddaughters, Mallisa LeAnn Lundy Cenders and Alisa Nicole Capers.  

Mr. Burgans was a member of First Pentecost Church of Andalusia and spent several years making a living in the logging industry.

Please join us in remembering Mr. Burgans by visiting his memorial page at We invite you to share your memories and words of comfort with his loved ones there.

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