James Bruce Bumgarner (2018-12-13 15:35:54)

James Bruce Bumgarner, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

He was born October 22, 1945 in Wilkes County to Wayne and Ola Dillard Bumgarner. Bruce was a member Oak Grove Baptist Church in Millers Creek. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Clyde, Bryant and Eulis Bumgarner.

Surviving are his wife, Geraldine Bumgarner; son, Jeffery Bumgarner and wife Diane of Millers Creek; daughter, Brenda Trivette and husband Kevin of Purlear; grandchildren, Matthew Bumgarner and Randall Bolick both of Millers Creek; great grandchildren, Hannah and Lillian Bumgarner, Bentley and Brantley Bumgarner, Anna Bolick all of Millers Creek; sisters, Rachel Dotson, Shirley Sheeler and husband David, Clara Mae Staley and husband Bruce all of North Wilkesboro, Violet Gryder and husband Bill of Hays; and many other friends and family.

Funeral service will be held 12:00 noon Friday, December 14, 2018 at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Millers Creek with Pastor Keith Lyon officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Oak Grove Baptist Church from 11:00 until 12:00 on Friday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Brenner Children’s Hospital, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to