Clinton E. Bumgardner, 89

Published 2:16 pm Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Clinton E. Bumgardner, 89, widower of Madeline Robinson Bumgardner, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. A native of Fleming County, Kentucky, he was born on March 13, 1932, to the late Austin Beckham and Amy Cooper Bumgardner. He was the co-owner of Bumgardner and Haggard Appliance Store, a veteran of the United States National Guard, avid golfer, and storyteller. Mr. Bumgardner was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. 

Survivors include two children, Gloria (Henry) Branham and Anthony (Tony) Bumgardner; grandchildren, Brooke (Kyle) Raney, Taylor Bumgardner, and Haley (Weston) Turner; great grandchildren, Madeline and Parker Raney; sister-in-law, Joan Bumgardner; former daughter-in-law, Suzanne Pickett; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Phillip, C.P., and Scotty Bumgardner: and one sister, Geneva Gooding. 

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Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, August 30, 2021, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 2410 West Lexington Avenue, Winchester, KY, by Father Jim Trimble. Burial will follow in the Winchester Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Greg Bumgardner, Randy Bumgardner, John Pumphrey, Kyle Raney, Ryan Midden, and Weston Turner. Honorary pallbearers will be Parker Raney, Madeline Raney, Bill Pumphrey, Hub Spencer, Tommy Light, Larry Faul, Steve Humble, Phil Humble, Frank Doyle, Marshall Kennedy, Mike Howard, Bill Shearer, Ricky Bumgardner, and Eddie Mastrean. 

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service. The Bumgardner family asks that masks be worn, and social distancing be observed. Scobee Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. To sign the online guestbook visit