Herbert L. Dumford

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Obituary for Herbert L. Dumford

Herbert Leroy Dumford, 81, of Hagerstown, died at Reid Health on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

He was born in Hagerstown on July 5, 1936 to Ray and Jeannette (Dale) Dumford and was a life long resident of the Hagerstown community.

Herb worked in the construction industry. For many years, he was employed by Hagerstown Gravel Company. He was also a well known mechanic. He was a member of Hagerstown Church of the Nazarene. He was a former member of Hagerstown Lions Club, an avid knife collector and particularly enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Mae (Griffin) Dumford; two children, Christopher Dumford of Hagerstown and Diana Parkhurst of Louisville, KY; six grandchildren, Jeremy, Joshua, Nathan, Brandon, Alexis and Jacob; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Marjorie Cook of Winchester and a sister-in-law, Evelyn Dumford.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Dumford and 11 siblings, Lilly Dumford, Inez Holcomb, Audrey Magee, Leo Dumford, Omar Dumford, Everett Dumford, Donald Warner Dumford, Hubert Dumford, Lois Cole, Nola Dumford and Shirley Dumford.

Services will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 14, at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Pastor David Ames will officiate. Visitation will be after 12:30 PM on Saturday.

Memorials may be made to Hagerstown Church of the Nazarene.

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