Danny Joe Bumgardner

Friday, March 16, 2018

Danny Joe Bumgardner, 68, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

Danny was born in Somerset, Ky., on Dec. 27, 1949, the son of Joe and Ida (Bullock) Bumgardner.

He was a 1969 graduate of Greencastle High School.

Mr. Bumgardner worked as a machinist for five years before starting work with his brother at Bumgardner's Auto and Truck. In 1997 Danny bought the business and ran it until his retirement in 2015.

He loved old cars, he worked on them and enjoyed looking at them.

Survivors include his son, Jason Bumgardner (wife Sarah), Romeoville, Ill.; a sister, Linda Gregory (husband Jimmy), Greencastle; four grandchildren, Randie Stone (husband Matt), Mason, Ohio, Jeffrey Bumgardner (Blair), Indianapolis; Tony Neel (Samantha), Indianapolis, and James Smock, Indianapolis; two great-grandchildren, Tyler and Parker Stone; a special daughter, Sherry Smock (husband Doug), Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 49 years, Sandi Bumgardner; four brothers, Jim, Jack, Willard and Lloyd Bumgardner; and an infant sister, Kathrine Bumgardner.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 21 at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor Matt Bumgardner officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home and one hour prior to time of service on Wednesday.

Memories may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.