Kenneth M. Brumfield, Sr., 95 years of age, went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on January 1, 2014 in Natchitoches, LA. He was the beloved husband of Willy S. Brumfield for 72 years and the loving father of Kenneth, Jr. and his wife Myrtis, Charles and his wife Rosemary, and Victor and his wife Gabrielle. He was preceded in death by his parents, Victor Leslie and Ruth Mosely Brumfield, and a brother, Thomas J. Webb. He was blessed with 5 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He will be forever loved and missed by all who knew him. Mr. Brumfield was a resident of Natchitoches and a member of Oak Grove Methodist Church of Natchitoches. Mr. Brumfield was employed by Louisiana Power & Light Co. (now Entergy) for 36 years. He was born in Winnfield, LA and was a graduate of Jonesboro High School and Louisiana State University. He served as a bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II, flying 46 combat missions in the Mediterranean Theatre and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service to his country. He was a member and past president of the Bastrop Lion’s Club and a co-founder of the Marthaville Volunteer Fire Department.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home, 848 Keyser Ave, Natchitoches, LA on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:00 am. Rev. John Foster will officiate the service. Friends may visit from 9 am until service time on Saturday at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home. Committal service will be at 2 pm on Saturday at Jonesboro Cemetery in Jonesboro, LA.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers include: Kenneth Brumfield, III, Charles R. (Beaux) Brumfield, W. Michael Brumfield, Jarad S. Lopez, Tyler R. Brumfield, and Jacob Brumfield. Honorary pallbearers will be V. Tandy Webb, Roger Gower, Talion Talley, Jerry Smith and Jerry McWherter.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Louisiana Methodist Children's Home Post Office Box 929, Ruston, LA 71273.