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In Memory

Ronnie Bumgardner

Ronnie Bumgardner

Born May 25, 1944

Died March 23, 2011 in Jackson Co., NC

Buried Bumgarner Cemetery, Jackson Co., NC

Ronald H. Bumgarner 66, of Lower Alarka, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in a Jackson County hospital.

   A native Hatwood County, he had lived in Swain County most of his life. He was the son of the late Willie and Louise Green Bumgarner. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force during the VietNam war.

   He is survived by two children, Becky Bumgarner of Bryson City and Robbie Bumgarner and his wife Hilary of Bryson City. One grandson, Dallas Bumgarner, two brothers, William Bumgarner of Charleston, S. C., and Charles Bumgarner of Bryson City. One sister, Kathy B. Sluder of Charlotte.

   Funeral services were Saturday, March 26 in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Rev. Earl  King and Rev. Mickey Stewart officiated. The family recieved friends Friday at the funeral home.