Orris E Mumford
May 30, 1929 – September 13, 2021
Orris E. Mumford, 92, of Lancaster, passed away Monday September 13, 2021. Orris was born May 30, 1929 on a farm in Ross County, Ohio to the late Hubert L. Mumford and Helen B Flesher Mumford. He graduated from Lancaster High School in 1947 and received a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1960, was a registered Professional Engineer, lifetime Member of OSU Alumni Association, member of Fairfield Christian Church and American Legion Post #11. Orris was a Korean US Air force Veteran and retired from Anchor Hocking Packaging Company after 36 years in 1991. Orris is survived by surrogate son-in-law, Chris Byers, surrogate grandchildren, Blake (Ashley) Byers, Joni Byers, Angela (Rob) Austin; 5 surrogate great grandsons, 2 surrogate great great granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ruth Ann Basing Mumford, 2 sisters, 2 brothers and surrogate daughter, daughter, Elaine Byers. A special thank you to Crestview Nursing Center for the loving care they gave Orris. A graveside service will take place at Floral Hills Memory Gardens Friday September 17, 2021 at 10 am.
Friday, September 17, 2021