Alfred L. Bumgarner, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, born March 24, 1929 went to be with the Lord on May 12, 2013.
Al was a former Systems Analyst for McDonald Douglas/Boeing Co. at Kennedy Space Center for 35 years. During his free time, he enjoyed fishing, dancing, and especially tennis. He officiated youth sports as well as high school and college basketball/football for over 25 years. He was a charter member of Park Ave. Baptist Church and member of Guy Boyd's Memorial Sunday School Class. Al was a veteran of the Korean War having served four years in the Air Force in Alaska.
He is survived by Julia, his wife of 59 years, daughter, Kerry Saunders of Cary, NC; son, Mark Bumgarner and wife Jami of Shelby, NC; and grandchildren, Aubrey Simmons (Ross), Lindsey Baker (James), Cameron Peterson (Casey), Chelsey Saunders and Jonas Bumgarner.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 18 at Park Ave. Baptist Church; receiving friends from 2:00-3:00 PM and service at 3:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ASU Foundation/Yosef Club (Student Athletic Scholarships), Appalachian State University, PO Box 32025, Boone, NC 28608; Park Ave. Baptist Children's Programs, 2600 Park Avenue, Titusville, FL 32780 or Dr. Jey Pillai Center for Hospice Care, 661 Eyster Blvd, Rockledge, FL 32955.
Please sign Al's online guestbook at www.northbrevardfuneralhome.com.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY from May 15 to May 17, 2013