Allen Ray Rumbley, age 87, of Asheboro died Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Randolph Hospice House.
Mr. Rumbley was born in Davidson County on July 12, 1933 to Dewey and Violet Rumbley .
Mr. Rumbley served in the US Navy on the USS Hancock and was part owner of Rumbley Brothers Upholstery. Ray took pride in his work and was known for his good quality upholstery. He loved dirt track racing and enjoyed working in his yard. Mr. Rumbley also enjoyed traveling with his family. In addition to his parents, Mr. Rumbley was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl Rumbley, Johnny Rumbley and sister, Peggy Rumbley Gibson.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Lois Bonkemeyer Rumbley; daughters, Darlene Reeder and husband Gary of Franklinville, LuAnn Rumbley of Asheboro; grandchildren, Jared Reeder and wife Kristin, Luke Reeder and wife Nicki, Corey King and wife Danielle, Adam Cagle, Emily Cagle; great grandchildren, Wyatt, Paxton, Lillybeth, Lincoln, Hattie, Eli, Emma and Sydney; brothers, Bobby Rumbley and wife Joann, Donald Rumbley and wife Ruby.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 12-1:30 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro. A graveside service with military honor by the Randolph County Honor Guard will follow at 2:00 pm at Randolph Memorial Park, 4538 US Hwy 220 Bus. North, Asheboro.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimers Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Rd., Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28209, www.alz.org/northcarolina or Hospice Of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203, www.hospiceofrandolph.org.