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Charles Edgar Bump Sr.

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Charles Edgar Bump Sr. Obituary
Charles Edgar Bump Sr., 80, of Troy passed into eternal rest at his residence on April 16, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Charles was born on May 25, 1933 in Waterford N.Y., and was the son of the late Charles and Sylvia Bump. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean war from 1959-1961. He was a life long resident of Troy. He retired from the city of Troy after 23 years of faithful service working in the Sanitation Department .Charles enjoyed fishing, junking, listening to music on his record player, spending time with his family, cookouts and parades.
Charles is survived by his significant partner of 38 years, Hazel Sheffer of Troy. He was the loving father to Terry Medlin, Joyce ( David ) Strope, Charles Edgar ( Monica ) Bump Jr., Luella ( Jim ) Sheffer and Rose Sheffer. He was also survived by his brother Robert ( Theresa ) Bump, his sister Ruth Bump, 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by Edna Jordan and several other friends.
The funeral service for Charles will be held noon on Tuesday from the William Leahy Funeral Home, 336 Third St., Troy, with Deacon Warren Safford of St. Jude the Apostle Church, officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to attend and may call from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Interment Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 220 Duell Road, Schuylerville, N.Y.
Published in The Record on Apr. 20, 2014
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