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Friday September 20th, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Friday September 20th, 2019

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Homer Alden Bonheimer

Homer A. Bonheimer, 75, passed away on September 17, 2019. He was born June 30, 1944, in Canton to the late Howard and Delmyra Bonheimer. Homer lived in Blythewood, SC and enjoyed spending summers in the mountains of North Carolina with his wife at their camper. He worked for a gold mining company in South Carolina and later retired as a salesman of giant Earthmoving tires. He had recently moved to the Portage Lakes area to spend time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing with his grandsons on the lakes and drinking coffee at McDonald’s each morning. 

Homer is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marilyn; son, David (Mary) Stanfield; daughter, Michelle (Joseph) Ott; granddaughters, Amanda, Alix, Jenna, and Staci Ott; grandsons, Joshua Ott, Alden Carr “Bud” and William David Bonheimer; great-granddaughter Emma Ott, sister-in-law, Norma Fricker, and many nieces and nephews. 

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Friday, September 20, 2019, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, with a funeral service taking place immediately following; officiated by his nephew, Keith Yoak

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Homer.

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Just found out about Homer's passing today. Such a loss, always to be remembered for all the great times we had, and all the lessons of life that I learned from him. Truly a man's man to be looked up to. Will miss him greatly.

David Sparks Nov 2 2019 12:00 AM

David, Michelle, Ms. Marilyn, and family. Your friends in South Carolina offer our heartfelt condolences on the loss of Homer. You are all on our minds and in our prayers.

The Ross Family Sep 20 2019 12:00 AM

Homer it was so great to have met you and to get to know you and your wife Marilyn. I always enjoyed hearing about your travels, your stories about work and your home in North Carolina. Also, those two dogs that followed you everywhere!! Thank you for the great memories! You will be missed.

Bob Ruggeri Sep 19 2019 12:00 AM

Love you uncle Homer. You will be missed. You were like my brother. Memories fill my heart. I know my Mom had her arms out to welcome her baby brother to heaven. She loved him so. Until we all meet again. What a day that will be. Your Niece Becky

Becky Sep 19 2019 12:00 AM

Sorry for your familys loss. Homer was a blessing to all those who knew him. He was a man you could count on to do the right thing when needed. He will be missed by all who knew him

Tom and Carole Fink Sep 19 2019 12:00 AM

Homer was a great friend and neighbor at Laurel Bank. When our dog Beau went missing Homer rode all the trails until he found him. When he called me and told me they had found him we both were crying! We are so blessed to have known Homer, Marlyn and Peaches. Love and prayers!

Steve,Debbie,Buddy & Beau Eubanks Sep 19 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers to your family Michelle. I am so blessed to have had the time to get to know your Dad. It was always nice when he came to the office, always with a big smile and sometimes with his side kick Dexter. He would always tell me how wonderful his daughter is and how much she takes care him. He was so proud of you and your family. He loved his grandkids with his whole heart! HE always had pictures to share. He will be missed.

Tammy Sep 18 2019 12:00 AM