Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Brumetts in:
 • Chico Cemetery
 • Chico
 • Wise County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Thomas William "Bill" Brumett
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 29, 1925
Big Lake
Reagan County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 2008
Chico
Wise County
Texas, USA

Thomas William (T.W.) "Bill" Brumett, a General Motors retiree, died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, in Chico.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday at Morris Memorial United Methodist Church in Chico. Interment: Chico Cemetery. Visitation: open.
Survivors: Wife, Edna; son, Dr. Thomas O.; daughter, Judy; and four grandchildren.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 4/18/2008.

My Dad was (and is) one of the greatest men, EVER! Lots of fun, kind, loving and honorable. Hardly EVER saw him without a smile on his face. He is sorely missed by ALL that knew him...and, in particular: ME.

He served in the Navy in World War II after obtaining his Mother's permission to enroll at the age of 17. I found his Naval uniform, years later, and it looked as though it would fit a twelve year old.

Daddy worked at General Motors for thirty years. He was standing in line for the job when the plant in Arlington, Texas opened. Everyone at General Motors called Daddy "Red" because of his copper red hair (before he pretty-much lost it all). What little he had left: if he could grab it and pinch it between his index finger and thumb, he would say to Mama: "I'm gettin' to be a hippie, Mama: I need a haircut!". His mother, Vadah, called him Bill as an adult and still reverted to "Billy", occasionally. He was COMPLETELY covered with FRECKLES! :)

Bio:
Thomas William Brumett
Although I've found references saying he was born in San Antonio, I believe he was born in Big Lake, Reagan County, Texas. I know this is where he grew up.

Father: Tom Brumett (Papaw always said he had nmn and his name was Tom...not Thomas - but, I've also found records to dispute this claim) b. Oct 8, 1897, d. Mar 9, 1982)

Mother: Vadah Elizabeth Brown Brumett (b. Nov 12 1900, d. Apr 5, 1979)

Thomas William was the only child of Tom and Vadah Elizabeth Brown Brumett.

Married: Edna Lucille Newman Newman, December 1, 1951.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Tom Brumett (1897 - 1982)
  Vadah Elizabeth Brown Brumett (1900 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Edna Lucille Newman Newman Brumett*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chico Cemetery
Chico
Wise County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: j*
Originally Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Apr 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26103877
Thomas William Bill Brumett
Added by: j*
 
Thomas William Bill Brumett
Added by: j*
 
Thomas William Bill Brumett
Added by: j*
 
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Miss You, Daddy!! All My Love,
- j*
 Added: Jul. 28, 2014
Love You, Daddy! Thank You for Your Service to Our Great Nation and for Upholding Our Rights & Freedoms. I MISS YOU EVERY DAY. Love,
- me
 Added: May. 17, 2014

- j*
 Added: Oct. 13, 2013
There are 11 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service