Derfelt Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Frankie Dean McCumber
(August 15, 1958 - March 23, 2012)

GALENA, KANSAS: Frankie Dean McCumber, age 53, passed away at 12:50 pm, Friday, March 23, 2012 at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin, MO.

He was born August 15, 1958 in Jopln, MO. His parents were Franklin Jack McCumber and Rayma Lee (Pigg). He had lived in Galena most of his life.

He graduated from Galena High School in1976. He was a heavy machine operator working on the Alaskan pipeline. He had also worked at Northern Pipeline in Joplin, MO for a period of time.

He attended St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Galena, KS. He was also a member of Spring River Boat and Ski Club.

Surviving is his lifetime companion, Marilyn Wammack of the home.; one son, J. D. McCumber, of the home; four daughters, Ashley Edens, West Mineral KS, Misty McCumber, Tiffany McCumber of the home, and Kiersten Wammack McCumber, Galena, KS; five grandchildren, Corey, Austin, Garrett, R. J., and Elaina; his mother, Rayma Marez, Galena, KS; one brother, Russell Marez, Nome, Alaska; one sister, Terri (and Rick) Marez, Galena, KS.

Frankie was taken for cremation under the care of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS.

The family will have a memorial service at 6:00 pm, Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Camp Joy Ministry, Joplin, MO. Pastor Jeff D. Martin will officiate. His final resting place will be at Gandy Cemetery, rural Galena, KS.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Thursday evening at Camp Joy Ministry.