May 18, 2022
William D. Bumgardner, Sr., 73, of Staunton, Ill., died at Community Hospital of Staunton on Friday, May 13, 2022. He was born May 19, 1948, in Lincoln to Glenn and Juanita (Ellegood) Bumgardner. He married Brenda J. Doeller on May 9, 1967. They were married for 55 years.
He was retired after having been a maintenance welder for Alton Steel. William had an interest for classic cars, and he enjoyed rock and roll music.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Bumgardner of Staunton; children, William Dale Bumgardner, Jr. of Staunton, Carrie Luna of St. Jacob, Bobbi (William) Gieselman of San Diego, Calif., Luke (companion, Brandi Baxley) Bumgardner of Brighton; grandchildren, Austin, Mitchell, Olivia, Alyssa, Kayla, Carson, Yzzy, Lane, Aron, LeAnn; siblings, Barbara (Stanley) Peebles, Shirley (Walter) Kahl, Jim (Joyce) Bumgardner, Wanda Rains and Evelyn Koke. William was preceded in death by his parents; twin grandsons, Darrick and Dylan Luna; and brother, Frank Bumgardner.
Remains will be cremated. Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Condolence may be left online at http://www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie is in charge of arrangements.