David L. Mumme

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David L. Mumme, 65, of Clear Lake City, Texas passed away February 5, 2013. David was born in Corpus Christi, Texas to the late Lt. Col. Marvin E. Mumme and Merle B. Mumme of Kenedy, Texas. He attended college at the United States Air Force Academy, graduated and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1969. The next year was spent in Air Force Flight School and he received his wings in 1971. While in the Air Force David flew the KC-135, including a tour of duty in Thailand, and the T-38 as an instructor pilot. In 1979 he became a research pilot for NASA and was actively involved in the shuttle program for the next 30 years. He spent his life doing what he loved most....flying airplanes.

David is survived by his loving family: wife, Susan; two sons, Jonathan and his wife, Jennifer Mumme of New Orleans, Lousianna and Sammy and his wife, Stephanie Mumme of Satellite Beach, Florida.; 5 grandchildren, Noah, Caden, Caya, Everett and Levi; one brother, Dr. Marvin Mumme and his wife Linda of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, and two brothers in law, Mr. Rom Puryear of Ocean Springs, Mississippi and Mr. Ted Puryear and his wife Julie of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. A celebration of his life was held Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Villa Capri's Casa Mia. Donations can be made to: Department of Neurology, Methodist Neurological Institute, Attention: Carol Albright, 6560 Fannin Street, Suite 802, Houston, Texas 77030 Or Patricia L. Hogan, Administrator, Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, MS230, Houston, Texas 77030

Published on yourbayareanews.com from Feb. 15 to Feb. 28, 2013