Sid Bingham

LINCOLNTON - Cicero Lafayette "Sid" Bingham, 67, died Oct. 29, 2012, at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte.

He was born July 17, 1945, in Gaston County, to the late Barto Lafayette Bingham and the late Lillie Kirkland Holt.

Sid was the Fire Chief of Dallas Volunteer Fire Department for many years and was retired from Concrete Supply Company. He was of the Baptist faith. Sid always helped family members who were in need. He was a good man and he will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ella Mae Hester Bingham; sons, Tim Bingham, Bobby Summey; brothers, William Holt, Junior Holt; sisters, Mar-tha Friday, Patricia Harper, Molly Rumfelt; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home, Bessemer City with the Rev. Jim Friday officiating.

Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia.

The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral Home, Bessemer City.

Funeral Home

Sisk-Butler Funeral Home
PO Box 366 Bessemer City, NC 28016

Published in Gaston Gazette on Oct. 31, 2012