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Charles Grant Bumgarner[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1907 - 2004


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  • Born  29 Oct 1907  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  19 Apr 1910  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • 1) Linville Bumgarner, head, white male age 42, married 20 years, born in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, owns farm #28
      2) Bessie R. Bumgarner, wife, white female age 40, mother of 12 kids, 11 living, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Pedie I. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 18, born in NC, teacher at public school
      4) Plato S. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 16, born in NC, attended school
      5) Pearl B. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 15, born in NC, attended school
      6) Edgar E Bumgarner, son, single white male age 13, born in NC, attended school
      7) Romulus L. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 11, born in NC, attended school
      8) Mary Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 9, born in NC, attended school
      9) Ruth Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 8, born in NC, attended school
      10) Abigail Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 5, born in NC
      11) Tyre Bumgarner, son, single white male age 4, born in NC
      12) Charlie G. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 3, born in NC
      13) Baby Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 9 months, born in NC
    Census: Federal  14 Jun 1920  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • 1) Linville Bumgarner, head, married white male age 51, born in NC, general farmer, owns a general farm
      2) Bessie R. Bumgarner, wife, married white female age 49, born in NC
      3) Pearl B. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 24, born in NC, teacher for public school
      4) Ruth Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 17, born in NC, attends school
      5) Abigail A. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 15, born in NC, attends school
      6) Tyre M. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 13, born in NC, attends school
      7) Charlie G. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 12, born in NC, attends school
      8) Bessie B. Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 10, born in NC, attends school
      9) Thomas J. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 8, born in NC, attends school
    Census: Federal  16 Apr 1930  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • 1) Linville Bumgarner, head, white male age 62, married at 21, born in NC, clerk for senior superior court, owns a farm, not a veteran
      2) Bessie R. Bumgarner, wife, white female age 60, married at 18, born in NC
      3) Abigail, Bumgarner, daughter, single white female age 25, born in NC, Dept Register-Deeds County
      4) Tyre Bumgarner, son, single white male age 24, born in NC, laborer for road construction
      5) Charles G. Bumgarner, son, single white male age 22, born in NC, laborer for state highway
      6) J. Thomas Bumgarner, son, single white male age 18, born in NC, attends school
    Died  30 Mar 2004  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Obituary  31 Mar 2004  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/xUB.2ACE/3649

      Mr. Charlie Grant Bumgarner, age 96, of Woodland Boulevard, Wilkesboro, a civic leader and life long resident of Wilkes county died Tuesday, March 30, 2004 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.

      Mr. Bumgarner was born October 29, 1907 in Wilkesboro, eleventh child of Linville and Bessie McNeil Bumgarner. He was a member of Wilkesboro Baptist Church for 82 years where he was the oldest member by age and years of membership. After joining the church July 9, 1922, he served in many capacities including as a deacon. One September 20, 1987 he became Deacon Emeritus.

      Being a life-long resident of Wilkes County, Charlie Bumgarner served Wilkesboro and Wilkes County well. His first job was with the Wilkes County Good Roads Commission. His long work history included Wilkes Hosiery Mills, first as a Boarding Room Foreman, and then as General Maintenance Supervisor. He was Wilkes County Tax Collector for ten years. During WWII, he served as a non-commissioned army officer for two and one-half years. After the war in 1953, Charlie Bumgarner was elected Mayor of Wilkesboro and served in that capacity for twenty years never losing an election. He became a Mason, December 14, 1935 and was a Master Mason of the Liberty Lodge, Wilkesboro, NC. Much of Charlie Bumgarner's life was spent making Wilkesboro and Wilkes County a better place to live. He served on numerous boards and commissions and was active in civic affairs until his health limited his participation.

      He was married to Sue Ella Lyon, April 4, 1936. They were married 67 years until her death December 1, 2003. In addition to his wife and parents, his six brothers and seven sisters preceded him in death. Surviving is a son, Charles Ryan Bumgarner and wife Mary of Atlanta, GA; a daughter, Janet Sue Dail and husband David of Marietta, GA; and two granddaughters, Dr. Jennifer Dail of Tuscaloosa, AL and Rebecca Dail of Marietta, GA.

      The funeral service will be held Thursday 11:00 AM, April 1, 2004 at Wilkesboro Baptist Church with the Rev. Alfred E. Andrews, Jr. officiating and Dr. Jennifer Dail delivering the Eulogy. Burial will be in Mountain Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 10 until 11 prior to the service in the church fellowship hall. Flowers will accepted or memorials may be made to Wilkesboro Baptist Church Building Fund, P O Box 61, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Pallbearers will be Bill Davis, Jim Gray, Tommy Bumgarner, Jacob Bumgarner, Mike Mizelle, Mike Inscore and honorary pallbearer, Pete Glass.

      Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of North Wilkesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
    Name  Charlie 
    Buried  1 Apr 2004  Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID  I26  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  18 Jul 2008 

    Father  James "Linville" Bumgarner, Jr.,   b. 7 Jul 1867, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1941, 1370 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Bessie Ryan McNeil,   b. 15 Feb 1870, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1938, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  20 Jan 1889  home of Martha J. McNeil, Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F131  Group Sheet

    Family  Sue Ella Lyon,   b. 9 Nov 1907, , Ronda, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 2003, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Apr 1936 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified  28 Dec 2003 
    Family ID  F12  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1907 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 19 Apr 1910 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 14 Jun 1920 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 16 Apr 1930 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Mar 2004 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 31 Mar 2004 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Apr 2004 - Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Pearl Bumgarner, 3 Sep 1973, page 10.

    2. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Tyre Bumgarner, 10 Jun 1957, page 1.

    3. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Pedie Bumgarner Poplin, 10 Sep 1962, page 5.

    4. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Plato S. Bumgarner, 31 Jan 1952, page 1.

    5. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Rom L. Bumgarner, 30 Aug 1962, page 2.

    6. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Ruth Bumgarner Jennings, 22 Jan 1973, page 4.

    7. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Mary Bumgarner Hart, 21 Dec 1970, page 2.

    8. [S806] North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, (Vital Records, Raleigh, North Carolina), certificate of death for Gail Bumgarner Gilreath, registration district no. 97-60, local no. 21, certificate 3992, vol. 72, page 003992.

    9. [S172] Mountain Park Cemetery, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, grave marker for Charles Grant Bumgarner, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 28 Aug 2005.

    10. [S2] A Genealogy of Stephen Bumgarner 1811-1901, Flora B. Friend, (Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Hunter Publishing Company, 1983), 145-146.

    11. [S1387] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1135, Wilkesboro Township, enumeration district (ED) 182, sheet 5A, dwelling 83, family 83, Linville Bumgarner household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    12. [S1365] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 1329, Wilkesboro Township, enumeration district (ED) 190, sheet 2A, dwelling 25, family 25, Linville Bumgarner household, accessed 7/18/2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    13. [S1343] 1930 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 1729, Wilkesboro Township, enumeration district (ED) 30, p. 10B-11A, dwelling 198, family 204, Linville Bumgarner household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.