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Cecil R Bomar

  • Birth 9 Oct 1923 McKinney, Collin County, Texas, USA
  • Death 15 Jul 2010 Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 55045669

A graveside service for Mr. Cecil R. Bomar, 86, of Nacogdoches, Texas, will be held on Sunday, July 18, 2010, at 1:00 pm at Sunset Memorial Park with Dr. Bill Gandin officiating. Mr. Bomar passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 15, 2010, in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Cecil was born on October 9, 1923, in McKinney, Texas to the late Ernest and Nora Campbell Bomar. Cecil graduated from McKinney High School in 1941. In 1943 he started his service to our country by joining the US Army in WWII. Trained in the infantry, Cecil went to North Africa and to Italy, and concluded his service time in the postal division.

After the war he attended the University of Texas in Austin, majored in accounting and graduated UT in 1948. He then earned his CPA in 1951, and worked as a treasury fraud agent for the IRS in Houston. Cecil's career led him to Nacogdoches in 1952, where he joined the team at Texas Farm Products when at the time there were only 200 employees. He served as Comptroller, Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and as President of Texas Farm Product Company and related entities. Cecil was very interested in civic and charitable clubs and was a member of innumerable ones in Nacogdoches. He was elected to the Memorial Hospital Board of Directors where he served for five years. Cecil was treasurer of the founding Board of Directors for the Samaritan Center. He also served in several capacities for the Nacogdoches United Way where he was on the Executive Committee, the Board and the Budget and Allocations Committee. Cecil served twice as Vice President of the Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce and had been a member of the Administrative Board at First United Methodist Church and also served as its Chairman.

Governor Dolph Briscoe appointed Cecil to the governing body of the Greater East Texas Health Systems Agency, and he held that position for four years. During this time, Governor Briscoe also appointed him to the Texas Statewide Health Coordination Council, and he served on this council for three years. Cecil was a wonderful citizen and Rotarian who helped make Nacogdoches a better place to live.

He is survived by two sons, Randy Bomar and Richard Bomar; one daughter, Elizabeth "Bit" Bomar Johnson and husband, Ron; and two grandchildren, Andrew and Emily Gay. He was prededed in death by his wife, Charlyne Davidson Bomar. Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2010, from 5-7 pm at Laird Funeral Home.


Obituary from Laird Funeral Home, Nacogdoches, Texas; July 16, 2010


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  • Created by: Judy Blacksher
  • Added: 16 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55045669
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecil R Bomar (9 Oct 1923–15 Jul 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55045669, citing Sunset Memorial Park, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Judy Blacksher (contributor 47023026) .