Julious Cornelious Bingham
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AGE: 80 • formerly of Ocean Township
Julious Cornelious Bingham, 80, formerly of Ocean Township, also known by his Citizen Band Radio Handle - "Super Bee" and due to his physical characteristics was also called "Sammie Davis Jr." went peacefully to his Heavenly Reward on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at home. Julious was born in 1933 in Bennettsville, SC to John Wesley and Viola (Rich) Bingham; he was predeceased by his parents. Julious attended schools in Bennettsville graduating from Marlboro County High School in 1953. At an early age, he accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior and was baptized in Shiloh Baptist Church, Bennettsville, SC. Julious enlisted in the U.S. Army after high school graduation and served with distinction over 26 years active duty, retiring with the rank of Sergeant First Class. Julious attended various military schools and he was a Senior Electronics Instructor at Fort Monmouth, NJ until his retirement in 1979. He served in Vietnam and took pride in working and living in "27 states and 17 foreign countries." Upon his military retirement, Julious worked for TechDyn Systems, Red Bank, Dept. of Navy, Lakehurst, NJ, Dept. of Air Force, Rhein Main AFB, W. Germany, and Dept. of Army, 2nd Infantry Division, South Korea. He received numerous military awards and decorations. Julious joined Calvary Baptist Church, Red Bank, where he was a member of Men of Calvary and initiated and monitored the Calvary Audiovisual Ministry. Julious was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Past Commander of VFW 9463, New Shrewsbury, NJ; member of VFW Post 2639, Neptune; life member of Disabled Americans Veterans (DAV) Fort Monmouth Chapter 29. Julious was a member of the Bodacious Brothers CB Radio Club for many years and AF&FM Masonic Lodge, Baltimore Chapter. Julious moved to Sumter, SC in 2011, where he became a member of Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church. Julious was a very talented "jack-of-all-trades"; he was an avid photographer, artist, repairman and master builder. If it broke, he could repair it!! He was the greatest backyard mechanic, and had a love for BIG cars; he always had a Cadillac. Though small in stature, he had a BIG HEART, a smiling face and willingness to help everyone.
Julious was predeceased by two sons, Randy C. Bingham Sr. and Ralph E. Bingham; grandson, Randy C. Bingham Jr.; and two sisters, Mary E. Singletary and Eloise Thomas. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Loretta Nelson Bingham of Sumter, SC; two sons, Robert L. Bingham (Doris Knight-Bingham) of Norfolk, VA, and Col. Raymond L. (DeBorah) Bingham, USA, Ret. of Centreville, VA; daughters, Robin O. Hardy of Red Bank, Rosalind M. (Radeem H.) Ellington of Clementon, and Rhonda R. Bingham of Asbury Park; a stepson, Emmett L. (Teresa) Nelson of Myrtle Beach, SC; an adopted son/grandson, Justin E. Bingham, NJ; 10 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; a brother, Henry E. Bingham of Staten Island, NY; sister, Shirley B. Watson of Bennettsville, SC; seven sisters-in-law and seven brothers-in-law; mother-in-law, Rebecca W. Nelson; and grandmother-in-law, Emma B. Nelson of South Carolina.
He leaves a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, friends and "brothers and sisters" of Calvary Baptist Church, Red Bank.
A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013 until the homegoing service at 11 a.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, Bridge Ave. and River St., Red Bank. Interment will be at White Ridge Cemetery, Eatontown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
or the Calvary Baptist Church Audiovisual Ministry. Cofer Memorial Home, Red Bank, is in charge of arrangements.
Cofer Memorial Home Inc
240 Shrewsbury Ave Red Bank, NJ 07701
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 18, 2013