Gordon G. Bumpus

Gordon Galen Bumpus, aged 81 years, of Taunton, formerly of Lakeville, died at Morton Hospital, Taunton, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. He was born in Brockton, son of the late Galen L. and Viola P. (Bowles) Bumpus. He served in the United States Army, during the Korean War. Gordon was a retired engineer, having worked for the Massachusetts D.P.W. Highway and Bridge Department. He was a member of the Union Congregational Church, Taunton. He was an avid auto race fan; especially open wheel, sprint, and midget racing. Survivors include two sons, Howard G. Bumpus and Jeffrey W. Bumpus, both of Lakeville; a daughter, Sherri L. and her husband Mark S. Larson of Lakeville; four grandchildren, Kelsey Larson, Tyler Larson, Shawn Bumpus and Mitchell Bumpus. He was the former husband of Evelyn C. (Martins) Bumpus of Lakeville. Visiting hours will be held in the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak St., Middleboro, on Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 5 - 8 p.m. A prayer service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Marys Cemetery, Middleboro. Donations in his memory, made to charity of ones choice, would be appreciated. For more information, visit www.eggerandashleyfh.com.

Funeral Home

Ashley Funeral Home
35 Oak St Middleboro, MA 02346
(508) 947-3600

Published in The Enterprise on Sept. 1, 2013