Christian A Bingham

Christian A Bingham

Birth
Swan, Smith County, Texas, USA
Death 30 Jul 2000 (aged 85)
Jupiter, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Burial West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Plot Sec. 28, Lot 231, Sp. 2
Memorial ID 5072014 · View Source
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Grew up in and around Texas & Oklahoma.
Sgt. Army Air Corp. WWII

After high school graduation, Chris worked for Thompson Theaters until early 1941. After that, he worked in construction in Los Angeles, California.

In 1942 he entered the Armed Forces and served in the signal corps with radar training at Camp Murphy, Florida. After leaving Florida the last day of December, 1942, he served overseas. ln 1944 Chris returned to Florida to give instruction in radar at Boca Raton Air Force Base. He was discharged from the Army Air Corps in Wichita Falls in 1945.

Chris married Mom, a Florida girl, Besse Fuquay, in 1944. They had three children, Cecil, Darliene, and Chris A., all now living in Florida. Their nine grandchildren are Loren & Keary Bonds, Bo, Jessica & Ryan Bingham, Jennifer, Anna, Naomi, & Christi Bingham. Two Great Grandchildren, Brandon & Devyn Bonds.

For twenty-six years until retirement in 1977, Chris owned and operated TV Town in Lake Worth & North Trail TV in Palm Beach Gardens. Every year the Family traveled & camped around Florida, Oklahoma and vacationed in North Carolina. Chris and Besse's hobbies include going to sports tournaments and events in the area, growing vegetables and flowers year around, and fishing. Every day Chris walked two miles, read, and watched Sports TV in his home-in Jupiter, Florida. He attended his sixtieth anniversary class reunion.

Dad did not have a middle name, but when he enlisted into the Air Corp., he said they insisted he had to fill out that spot with at least an initial. He choose "A" and used it the rest of his life.

Brothers:
Weldon Bingham
Ernest Coleman Bingham
Park A Bingham

He had one sister Doris Amelia Rae Bingham Samples, she died 1/3/2019


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  • Created by: Cecil Bingham
  • Added: 4 Oct 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5072014
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christian A Bingham (23 May 1915–30 Jul 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5072014, citing Hillcrest Memorial Park, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Cecil Bingham (contributor 21543775) .