The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 1, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, April 1, 2013


Bud Lumbo

ITMANN — Bud Lumbo, 84, of Itmann, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, following a short illness.

Born March 8, 1929, in Mingo County, he was the son of the late Joe and Stella Porter Lumbo.

Mr. Lumbo was a member of the UMWA and enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Jackie Mae Lumbo;  two brothers, Fred and Jimmy Lumbo; 3 sisters, Isabelle and Mabel Atkins and Grace Donathan.

Survivors include his wife, Etta Shrader Lumbo of the residence; A son, Danny Lumbo and his wife, Leigh Ann, of Pineville; A daughter, Judy Jennings and her husband, Marty, of Beckley; 2 sisters, Shirley McNulty and her husband, John, of New Richmond and Irene Francis of Glen Fork; 3 grandchildren: Elizabeth Nelson and her husband, Matt; Heather Simmons and her husband, Josh; and J.R. Brehm and his wife, Juli. 7 great-grandchildren: Austin, Lexi and Caleb Simmons; Dylan, Holly, Savannah and Peytin Brehm.

The Lumbo family would like to thank the Council on Aging and Sara Walker as well as Hospice of Southern West Virginia, home side nurses, Darlene, Teresa, Becky and Cassie and the Raleigh General Hospital 4-South Staff.

A celebration of Bud’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. J.L. Riffe officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013.

Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Family will serve as pallbearers.

Memorial donations may be made in Bud’s name to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.

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Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Lumbo family.

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