Dec. 13, 1940 - Dec. 8, 2020
Charles "Bubba" Youmans, Jr., 79, passed away in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on December 8, 2020. Born in Macon, Georgia, December 13, 1940, to Charles B. Youmans, Sr. and Mary Dowell Youmans, of Macon, Georgia, Bubba attended Lanier, then graduated from Darlington in 1959. In 1963, he graduated from Mercer University with a B.A. degree in English. He served active duty in the U.S. Army 1963-1966, the last two years as an instructor, in the Weapons Department at the U.S. Infantry School in Fort Benning, Georgia. He entered duty with the FBI at Washington D.C., in 1966, serving for 30 years, retiring out of the Savannah office in 1996. After retiring, he lived in Statesboro, Georgia, for eight years. He was a member of Pittman United Methodist Church. He was a member of many organizations, including, Kiwanis, Optimists, and did volunteer work for Vista Care Hospice, and Food Bank of Statesboro. In 2004, he set out in search of Janice, whom he had met in 1978 while working in the Los Angeles office. He found her in Oklahoma City and married her in 2005. They traveled extensively for 16 years. Bubba loved this Country and had a passion for golf and football, especially Georgia football. He was a cherished Father and Grandfather to their four children and nine grandchildren. He thanked God every day for his wonderful family, loving wife, and many friends. The "Bubba" that we know will never die; he will live on in our hearts forever.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, George E. Youmans, and sister-in-law, Anne Dunlap Youmans, of Macon, GA.
He is survived by his wife, Janice, OKC, OK; son, Chuck Youmans (Nancy), State College, PA; daughters, Beth Gholston, Peachtree City, GA; Holly Autry (David Autry), OKC, OK; Heather Duit (Tim), OKC, OK; grandsons, Max and Obi Gholston, Peachtree City, GA; granddaughters, Francis and Hannah Youmans, State College, PA; Haley, Chloe, Jessica, and Lily-Kate Duit; and Kallen Autry, of OKC, OK.
Due to COVID, Memorial Services will be announced at a later date.