Gordon B. Bumford

FlagFuneral services for Gordon B. Bumford, 84, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Private family burial will be held at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, KS. Gordon passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2015 at his home.

Gordon was born May 14, 1931 in Charlotte, Michigan the son of William and Anna (Sharp) Bumford.

He served his country in the US Air Force. He worked as Journeyman Printer. He enjoyed photography, wine making and wood work. He especially enjoyed stone and mineral jewelry design. He wrote over 50 manuals with church related teaching material.

He married Marilyn J. Bumford on June 6, 1969 in Flint, MI. She preceded him in death August 20, 2015.

Survivors include his son, Keith Tackeberry, Olathe, KS; Daughter, Paula Howe, Genesse, MI; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, John Kevin Tackeberry, July 16, 1996 and Terry Lee Tackeberry November 1975.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to Douglas County Visiting Nurses and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

2 Condolences

  1. Orville and Judy Embrey on September 24, 2015 at 6:01 pm

    Keith, Judy and I send our sincere condolences. Many memories of your parents and, of course, yourself!! We will hold you in our prayers.

  2. Laura Jones on September 25, 2015 at 11:26 am

    Dear Bumford Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. May the God of all comfort sustain you as you await the promises found at John 5:28,29 and Rev. 21:4 where God promises to do away with all the things that cause us suffering and pain including death here on the earth forever. It is my sincere hope that these thoughts comfort your family at this time.


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