Funeral services for Mr. Bill E. Bumbalough, 79, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Tuesday, July
30, 2013, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the West Cemetery on West
Cemetery Road in Putnam County.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 P.M. – 8 P.
M., Monday from 3 P.M. – 8 P.M., and Tuesday from 10 A.M.
until time of services.
He passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born July 20, 1934, in Putnam County, TN, to the
late J.T. Bumbalough and Lillian Palk Bumbalough. He was
proprietor of Sta-Lo Market in Cookeville and Gainesboro for
many years, and a member of St. Thomas Aquinas
Catholic Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Sisters: Anna Ruth Bumbalough Bilbrey and Virginia
Bumbalough; and 2 Brothers: Ray Douglas Bumbalough and
Survivors include 2 Sons: Steve (Robyn) Bumbalough of
Arlington, TX, and Austin Dois Bumbalough of Gainesboro,
TN; 4 Daughters: Natalie Clark of Columbus, OH, Mary
(Glyn) Crossno of Manchester, TN, April (Jason) Lynn of
Gainesboro, TN, and Amber (Joseph) Draper of Whitleyville,
TN; 5 Grandchildren; 5 Great-Grandchildren; and 1
Brother: Taylor Bumbalough of Lebanon, TN.
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