Samuel Eli Gurganus1

M, #45065, b. Jan 23, 1919, d. Apr 25, 1994

Chronological Events

Birth*Jan 23, 1919 Samuel Eli Gurganus was born on Jan 23, 1919 at Williamston, Martin County, North Carolina, United States.1 
Marriage*Aug 1, 1959 He married Mildred Rountree Hofler, daughter of William Clement Hofler and Mary Ella Rountree, on Aug 1, 1959 at Princess Anne County, Virginia, United States.1 
Death*Apr 25, 1994 Samuel Eli Gurganus died on Apr 25, 1994, at age 75 at Virginia Beach City, Virginia, United States.2 
ObituaryApr 26, 1994  OBITUARY: Samuel Eli Gurganus, 75, of the 3000 block of Anson Lane, a retired civil service supervisor, died April 25, 1994, in a local nursing home.

Mr. Gurganus was born in Williamston, N.C., and was employed with the Naval Supply Center. He was a member of London Bridge Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Hofler Gurganus; one son, Richard Gurganus of Gallatin, Tenn; two daughters, Carol Copeland of Suffolk and Linda Cordon of Bath, N.C; one brother, John Hatton Gurganus of Williamston, N.C; two sisters, Elsie Hatch of Virginia Beach and Faye Ferris of Williamston; and seven grandchildren.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Kellum Funeral Home, Bonney Road Chapel, by the Rev. Tommy Taylor. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 20 Koger Center, Suite 233, Norfolk, Va. 23502.

Published in The Virginian Pilot, page D2, April 26, 1994.3

Burial*Apr 29, 1994 He was buried on Apr 29, 1994 at Rosewood Memorial Park Cemetery, Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 172031195.4 


Mildred Rountree Hofler b. Jun 9, 1933, d. Mar 25, 2014


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  3. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  4. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States. Also check, Death Certificates &
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