Obituary - Estin Franklin Mumpower


Estin Franklin Mumpower passed away Feb.26th at Lorien Riverside.

He was born June 26th 1930 to Ray and Dolly Mumpower in Bristol Va.

Estin relocated to Md. in 1957 in search of work at the old A&P he worked there briefly before being hired by Pepsi Cola. He never met a stranger he often spoke about the people he came in contact with while he worked. He knew Harford, Cecil, and Pennsylvania back roads and could take you anywhere all you needed to do was ask.

Estin retired from Pepsi after 38yrs.of service as Plant Manager in 1995. After retiring Estin loved spendingtime with his great grands, baking and gardening. He made the best Lemon Lush, Peaches and Cream, Cookies and any type of baked goods. When you visited you were sure to leave with your mouth still watering for more. Oh and did he love the flower garden in his yard. He was known to invite people on unscheduled garden tours he was so proud of the work they had done. 

Estin was predeceased in death by his parents Ray and Dolly, his daughter Rhonda Mumpower, his brother, Lawrence Mumpower, and his sister, Eulah all from Bristol Va. He was also predeceased by his former wife and mother of his children Minnie Mumpower.

Estin is survived by 3 sons Michael Mumpower of Florida, David Mumpower of Havre De Grace Md. and Brian Mumpower of North East Md. Two daughters Brenda Worley of Abingdon Va. and Teresa Pettis of North East, Md. His sister Janice Greene of Bluff City Tenn. He also leaves 12 Grandchildren and 22 Great Grands. Estin also leaves his loving and devoted companion of 32 years.Nancy McKenzie. Nancy took care of him before he was admitted to Lorien where she visited him almost every day and sometimes twice a day for 4 years.

Heaven has an Angel but Nancy has lost the love of her life. A visitation was held at Tarring-Cargo Funeral Home on Monday, March 2 from 11-1 pm. Interment was in Harford Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.