Earl Eugene (Gene) Mumford, age 75, Old West Creek Road, Emporium, passed away Wednesday, November 25th, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, following complications from a stroke.
Gene was born August 6th, 1940, in St. Marys, Pennsylvania, son of Eugene and Marie Towner Mumford. He was a lifelong resident of Emporium and a 1958 graduate of Cameron County High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, member of the Seabees.
He was a skilled carpenter, retiring from the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks in 2005. Gene loved woodworking, hunting, and the outdoors, and he was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.
He is survived by his daughter, Dr. Marsha Haley, of Seven Fields, Pennsylvania, who was by his side; a granddaughter, Lauren Elizabeth Haley; two sisters, Linda McAulay of Emporium, and Dianne Flanders of DuBois. He was preceded in death by his parents & son, Steven Eugene, in 1986.
Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-6 PM.
Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Wednesday (December 2, 2015) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Joseph Short, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Newton Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Barnett Funeral Home.