Johnny Wayne Bumgarner

Published 9:22 am Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Mr. Johnny Wayne Bumgarner, 74, of Mocksville, went to his heavenly home Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Sept. 21, 1947 in Iredell County to the late Fred Allen Bumgarner Sr. and Lois Wyatt Bumgarner. Johnny was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War. He was our hero and our rock. Johnny was the most loving, giving, compassionate, and humble man ever. He was loved very much by his family, and he returned that love to all.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Fred Allen Bumgarner Jr., Joyce Brown, Rachel Ladd (Bill), and Sonny Bumgarner.
Survivors: his wife, Joyce Elaine Smith Bumgarner; stepchildren, Terry W. Lowthorp Jr., Cindy Lowthorp Wolfe, and Treva Lowthorp; sister, Kaye Campbell (Jack); sister-in-law, Grace Bumgarner; brother-in-law, Benny Brown; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; special niece, Deana Starnes; special nephew, Billy Ladd; a special friend, Vickie Loftin; and numerous cousins, friends, and neighbors.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.