EMPORIUM - Earl Eugene "Gene" Mumford, 75, of Old West Creek Road, Emporium, passed away Wednesday (Nov. 25t, 2015) at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, following complications from a stroke.
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Gene was born Aug. 6, 1940, in St. Marys, a 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, as a 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.
Mr. Mumford is survived by his daughter, Dr. Marsha Haley of Seven Fields, who was by his side; a granddaughter, Lauren Elizabeth Haley; and two sisters, Linda McAulay of Emporium, and Dianne Flanders of DuBois.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Steven Eugene, in 1986.
Visitation with a video tribute will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth St., Emporium, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Joseph Short, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Newton Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Barnett Funeral Home.
Barnett Funeral Home
207 East 4th Street
Emporium, PA 15834
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 1 to Dec. 12, 2015