James "Jim" Bumgarner

June 7, 1922 ~ July 17, 2019 (age 97)

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Mr. James "Jim" Bumgarner, age 97, of Monroe, NC, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at his residence.

There will be a private family service at a later date.

Jim was born, June 7, 1922, in Hickory, NC, son of the late James Garland and Ina Pearl Bumgarner. Jim served our country through his service to the United States Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Dottie, his daughter, Dorrie, his son, Bill, and great-grandson, Jeffrey Benton.

Mr. Bumgarner is survived by his son Jim (Connie) Bumgarner, two daughters; Bonnie Benton (Roger), and Kathleen Wood (Don). Survivors also include numerous grand, great-grand, and great-great grandchildren, as well as his fur baby, Bubba.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your nearest animal shelter in "Grand-Daddy's" name. Monroe Animal Shelter of Union County 3340 Presson Road, Monroe, NC, 28112. 

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Family to do services at later date

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