David A. Mumaw
September 4, 1939 – June 18, 2019
David A. Mumaw, 79, of Kokomo, passed away at 4:10 PM Tuesday June 18, 2019 at Golden Living Center, Kokomo. Born September 4, 1939 in Kokomo, he was the son of the late Kenneth A. Mumaw and Ruth (Fain) Mumaw. He was a 1957 graduate of Eastern High School. On September 28, 1963 in Kokomo he married Virginia M. (Whitacre), and she survives. He was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was a machine repairman at Chrysler for 30 years, retiring in 1996. He was a member of UAW Local #685, Eagles Lodge, enjoyed bowling, fishing, all auto racing, watching TV, crossword puzzles, vacationing, and seeing Richard Petty. Survivors include his wife of 55 years Virginia M. Mumaw of Kokomo; his children Mymia "Cathy" (Doug) Warren, Leland (Inky) Mumaw, Mina (Dennis) Millikan, David A. (Beth) Mumaw II, all of Kokomo; siblings Betty Whitacre of Florida, Kenneth "Ray" (Patty) Mumaw of Greentown and Marcia Stroud of Converse; grandchildren Elishia Reed, Joshua Hughes, Dustin Gaskins, Olivia Warren, Jerry (Tina) Hurlock, Jason (Beth) Hurlock, Ashley (Phil) Deck, Amber (Grant) Cooper, Leland "Bubba" (Megan) Mumaw II, Mallorey (Andrew) Jeter, Alexandria (fiance' Tyler) Millikan, Madelyn (fiance' Jake) Millikan, MaryBeth (Austin) McQuiston, David A. "Davey" Mumaw III, Jerek Dockery, Abbey (Seth) Walker, and Alexis and Tori; also 39 great grandchildren and one on the way; and 12 great great grandchildren; also several nieces and nephews.
David was very proud of having four generations of his namesake.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one grandson Justin Hurlock. Funeral services and military rites will be 7:00 PM Tuesday June 25, 2019 at Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel, 725 South Main Street, Kokomo. Pastor Phil Deck will officiate. Cremation will follow. Family and friends may call from 4-7 PM Tuesday at the mortuary. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimers Association with envelopes available at the mortuary. You may read David's obituary at www.ellersmortuarymainstreet.com where you can sign the guest book or share a personal message to the family.