Margaret Thompson Baumgardner, 76
Margaret Thompson Baumgardner passed away at age 76. She was born in Gloucester, Virginia and was preceded in death by her parents Myrtle and Burleigh Thompson, her sister Marion Shackelford and her son Richard Allen Baumgardner.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years Richard Baumgardner, her children Brenda Tyson, Cindy Wong and her husband Kee, Pat Cruse and her husband Jack; grandchildren Austin Mueller, Rose Drinnon, Robert Drinnon, Rachel Drinnon, Kit Wong and Kai Wong and one great-grandchild Brooke Hastings. She also leaves behind her sisters Mary Kemp, Martha Hudgins and her husband Bobby, Emma Walton and her husband Buck, Alice White and her husband John and Grace (Red) Rowe and her husband Hammie. She also had many wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family and friends who are saddened by her death.
Throughout her life Margaret was a hard-working woman, faithful wife and loving mother. In addition to running a busy household, she managed the office for the contracting business operated by her husband.
After spending her early life in Virginia, she found a home in LaBelle, Florida and loved the people at the Oxbow Golf Course. After the unfortunate closure of the golf course, she moved to Lehigh Acres and was blessed to again find some wonderful people to love. She was instrumental in arranging and managing several charity golfing events.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Margaret at 6:00 PM on Thursday, February 6, 2014 in the upstairs dining room at the Majestic Golf Course, 350 Homestead Road South, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33936, (239) 369-8216.