Mr. Billy L. Bumgarner (2017-11-16 14:29:58)

Mr. Billy L. Bumgarner, age 74, of Boone passed away, Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Billy was born September 28, 1943 in Watauga County, a son of the late William and Edna Greer Bumgarner. He was a retired Calibration Specialist for IRC/TRW for 33 years and a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Billy served in the United States Navy.

Billy is survived by his wife, Jeannie Johnson Bumgarner of Boone, his brother, Johnny Bumgarner and wife Kitty of Hinton, Oklahoma, his twin sister, Betty Bumgarner Ward and husband Gene of Sugar Grove and one brother-in-law, Johnny B. Carroll and wife Shelby of Boone. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Opal Bumgarner, and one sister, Carolyn Bumgarner Carroll.

Funeral services for Mr. Billy L. Bumgarner will be conducted Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 2:00 o'clock at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Reverend Sonny Hagaman and Reverend Charles McCoy will officiate. The body will lie in state from 1:00 until 2:00 at the church. Interment will follow in Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 8 at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street NW, Lenoir, North Carolina 28645.
The family respectfully request no food.

Online condolences may be sent to the Bumgarner family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.