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Thomas Howard Rumley

Thomas Howard Rumley, 101, of Reidsville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 13, 2020. Tom was a WWII Army Veteran and was retired from the American Tobacco Company. He loved to fish and raised the most delicious tomatoes in his backyard. Tom was preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen Walker Rumley and his mother, Mittie Rumley Scott. He is survived by his daughter, Patricia Rumley Bradsher; grandchildren, Michael William Bradsher and Patricia Michelle Bradsher McHugh; great grandchildren, Eli William Bradsher and Nolan James McHugh; many beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews. There will be a private graveside service with Brother David Underwood and Pastor Mike Jones officiating. There will be no formal visitation. The family would like to thank Dr. Steve Luking, not only for his care of Tom, but also the friendship they shared. Also thank you to the angels at Brookdale of Reidsville, we will need list for fear of failing to mention someone, you know who you are. Thanks to all the wonderful sitters, Dee, Brenda, Bernice, Carolyn, Cathy, Reata and Jada. Tom thought a lot of all the residents he knew at Brookdale, especially Roger, but he loved you all. Thank you also to Hospice, nurses, social workers, nurses aide and chaplain. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Guilford County, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405 or the Rockingham County Animal Shelter, 250 Cherokee Camp Road, Reidsville, NC 27320.

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To the family, I had the honor for several years to be Mr. & Mrs. Rumley's tax preparer. I always enjoyed helping them with their returns, and especially spending time just talking. They were truly special people that I will always be grateful for the honor of knowing and working with them. Please accept my sincere condolences. Dwight Wilson

Dwight E Wilson Feb 18 2020 12:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rumley

Cherie Hoppe Feb 17 2020 12:35 PM

Tom was a very great guy, and our family plus everyone else who knew him is gonna miss him very much. And he had the best tomatoes hah. -The Hoppe Family

Cherie Hoppe Feb 17 2020 12:34 PM

I thought a lot of Mr Tom Rumley. He was a nice man.

Linda Robertson Feb 16 2020 12:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rumley

Linda Robertson Feb 16 2020 12:34 PM

Pat "Rumley " Bradsher, Bill and Family. I am truly sorry for the Loss of your Father. I Pray that God will Bless and Comfort you through this time of Sorrow..

Sarah C Jessup Feb 15 2020 12:35 PM

I will always remember Tom and his wife, Helen. They were a wonderfully kind and caring couple; they will be missed. It was my privilege to be their doctor and, yes, their friend. If heaven is the kind of place I think it is, the two of them are catching up somewhere on the last seven years, while watching their bobbers on a heavenly lake.

Steve Luking Feb 14 2020 12:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rumley

Judy Perkins Feb 13 2020 8:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Rumley

Arnold Walker Feb 13 2020 7:09 PM