David Edward Bumpus

David Edward Bumpus
, 65, of Belleville, Illinois, born Thursday, September 19, 1946, in Mount Vernon, IL, died Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at St. Anthony's Medical Center in Saint Louis, Missouri.

David was a United States Navy Vietnam War veteran and worked as a mess management supervisor for the Navy.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Mother: Ethel Lue nee Eubanks Bumpus

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Linda S. nee Alden Bumpus
  • Father: Lloyd (Kathleen) Bumpus of Mount Vernon, IL
  • Step-Children
    • Laura (Phillip) Daniels
    • Aimee (Partner Jill Stewart) Woolery
    • Elizabeth (Sean) Cook
    • Charles Woolery
  • Half Brothers
    • Lyle Bumpus of Mount Carmel, IL
    • John Bumpus of Benton, IL
    • Stanley (Mary) Bumpus of Naperville, IL
  • 6 Step Grandchildren
  • 6 Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association

Funeral:  Graveside funeral services with honors will be held at 10:30 am Friday, January 6, 2012 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, with  Rev. Jerold Darnell officiating.  Interment will follow there at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Condolences left for David Edward Bumpus:

    Uncle Lloyd and Aunt Kathleen, I'm so sorry to hear of David's passing. May the Lord comfort and bless you.

    Lynda Mounts San Marcos CA 92068-0626

    Lloyd and Kathleen, my deep condolences to you. I wish I could have known David for a longer period whan he was a child, and especially as an adult. I'm sure you have many reasons to be proud of him, including his military service. My prayers are with you.
    Sincerely, Paul

    Paul Mounts Bandon Oregon 97411

    Linda, David was such a great person, and we know he will be missed . We know he was your soulmate, we could see it whenever we were with you. He is at peace with his maker.

    Hubert and Lisa Tucker Streator Il 61364

    May God take you in His Arms and give you comfort. Met Him one time when he and my son were both in St.Louis Hosp. My Son's name is also David Bumpus so when I found out he was there had to meet him. You will be in our Prayers and May God Bless You all with His comfort.

    Dorothy Bumpus Bluford Illinois 62864