Alonzo Calvin Burgin was born in Fleetwood, Okla. to Emmitt and Eva Burgin on Sept. 19, 1925. He passed away at his home in Visalia on Sept. 12 at the age of 78.

He served his country during World War II in the Navy. He married Alta Mae Tolbert in Las Vegas, Nev. on May 29, 1947 and together they made their home in Visalia where he worked for Pacific Bell for 36 years in management.

He is survived by his wife, Alta Burgin of Visalia; one son, Calvin Eugene Burgin of Denton, Texas; and one granddaughter.

At his request no services will be held. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Optimal Hospice, 430 W. Caldwell Ave., Visalia, CA 93277. Online condolences may be sent to Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Chapel of Exeter.

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