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Bruce Kent Whitcher

March 17, 1937 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 83)

Obituary

Bruce K. Whitcher, 83, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 at FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital Troy.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Celebration of Life service will be announced at a later date.

Born March 17, 1937 in Grafton County, New Hampshire, he is a son of the late William Harry and Vera Bixby Whitcher.  He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Troy and a veteran of the US Air Force.  Bruce loved woodworking, hunting, fishing, baseball and football.  He also enjoyed fixing things, yard work and gardening.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Linda Kiker Whitcher of the home; one son, Michael S. Whitcher (Lynda) of Apex; one daughter, Amy W. Smith (Greg) of Charlotte; three grandchildren, David Whitcher (Amanda Jones) of Raleigh, Sarah Whitcher of Raleigh and Laura Whitcher of Apex; one brother, Neil Whitcher (Shirley) of Belmont, NH; and one sister, Cheryl Hoess of Charlottesville, VA.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Sally Whitcher.

Memorials may be directed to Trinity United Methodist Church, 239 N. Russell St., Troy, NC 27371, Boys and Girls Home of North Carolina, PO Box 127, Waccamaw, NC 28450, or the Michael J. Fox Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.

Bumgarner Family Funeral Service is serving the family.

Online condolences may be made at www.bumgarnerfunerals.com

 

 

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Services

Services are to be announced

Donations

Boys and Girls Home of NC
PO Box 127, Waccamaw NC 28450

Michael J Fox Foundation
PO Box 5014, Hagerstown MD 21741-5014

Trinity United Methodist Church
239 N Russell St, Troy NC 27371

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