Ernest Wayne Brumfield, age 83 of Pine Ridge, Arkansas passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 6, 2019 at his home.

He was born January 9, 1936 in Hillsboro, Ohio to the late Daniel W. Brumfield and Irene Gladys Bowen Brumfield. He was united in marriage to Virginia Brumfield for many wonderful years. Mr. Brumfield retired from the United States Air Force as a Master Sergeant working as a Data Processing Machinery Supervisor and serving in Vietnam. He was very patriotic, loved his country and was proud to have served in the military. After retirement, he loved watching television and playing cards. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and will be dearly missed by all.

Survivors are wife: Virginia Sue Beasley Brumfield

Sons: Ernest Wayne Brumfield, Jr. of Pine Ridge, Arkansas, Steven Dwayne Brumfield of Pine Ridge, Arkansas, and Gary Allen Brumfield of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Brothers: Randy Brumfield of Utah

Sisters: Bonnie Moore of Utah 

3 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren

Many nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Daniel W. and Irene Brumfield, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Little Hope Baptist Church with Brother Andy Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Pine Ridge, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Funeral Home in Mena.

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4-6-19 1:22 p.m. KAWX.ORG 


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