William Bronner ‘Cornbread’ Burgess, the 2-year-old son of Rick Burgess of The Rick and Bubba Show and his wife Sherri, passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 19th as a result of drowning.
Rescue workers were called to the Burgess’ home around 7:30 p.m. after it was discovered that Bronner had fallen into the family’s pool. The workers performed CPR but were unable to revive Bronner, and he was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL.
The following statement was published on Rick and Bubba’s website,
We ask that you bathe Rick, Sherri, and the entire Burgess family in prayer as they deal with the loss of their youngest son, Bronner Burgess. We all are grieving together in this terrible loss.
The Burgess’ want to give all Honor and Glory to God for the many blessings He has given us, especially the life of Bronner Burgess. And while we do not understand, we know who is in charge and His will be done in life and in death.
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Thanks to CBB reader Carrie.