J. William Rumbaugh
J. William “Bill” Rumbaugh was born in Danville, PA, and reared in Belleville, PA. He is a 1969 graduate of Kishacoquillas High School, Reedsville, and The Pennsylvania State University class of 1973, earning a B.S. degree in Health and Physical Education. He later graduated from the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Banking and Commercial Lending School, both at Bucknell University, and earned a graduate degree in 1991 from the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware. In 1992, he graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, earning his Diploma in Embalming and Funeral Directing.
Bill was employed by Dauphin Deposit Bank & Trust, Harrisburg, for 16 years, departing as a Vice President in Business Development. In 1993, he joined the staff at Brown’s and served as a Licensed Funeral Director and Supervisor, leaving in 2011 as a result of an accident. Bill maintains his Funeral Director's license and assists the funeral home in various community relations activities.
He is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association, and the Juniata Valley Funeral Directors Association. Bill is also a member of the Huntingdon Rotary Club and was recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow. He is a member of the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors; Getty’s Ridge Rod & Gun Club, Inc., having served for many years as club secretary; Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue Department; a former member and past treasurer of the Board of Directors of Huntingdon County United Way; and a former board member of the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau. He is a former member of the Huntingdon Country Club and the University Club of Lewistown.
Bill is a member of West Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, Belleville, and attends the First United Methodist Church, Huntingdon.
Bill and his wife, Susan Elizabeth (Brown) Rumbaugh, reside in Huntingdon with their two Irish Terriers.
Prior to his accident, Bill was an outdoor enthusiast who particularly enjoyed hunting, fishing, bicycling, hiking, and travel.