Alvin V. Mumford of Georgetown passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. 

Mr. Mumford was born on Sept. 16, 1932 to the late Horace and Verda (Parsons) Mumford. Alvin retired from ACME after more than 30 years. 

Alvin was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Georgetown, where he served as trustee, and a member of the men’s Sunday School. He also volunteered at Georgetown Little League and was a member of Georgetown Vol. Fire Co. for 66 years after joining in 1954. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren’s athletic events.    

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Marvin Mumford, Merrill Mumford, Wayne Mumford, Elijah Mumford; and his sister, Grace Shockley.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Peggy Phillips Mumford; son, Ronald (Kay) Mumford and daughter, Jayne Ellen (Mike) Dickerson; grandchildren, Terri Penuel and fiancé Tony Rutherford, Tyler (Liz) Dickerson, Jordan (Geri) Dickerson, and Jason (Jamie) Dickerson; and great-grandsons, Luke, Nash, Grady, Grant and Rhett Dickerson; and one great-grandchild on the way. 

A funeral service was held on Sunday, Dec. 13 at Grace UM Church in Georgetown. Interment followed at Union Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Alvin’s memory can be made to: Georgetown Fire Co., PO Box 77, Georgetown, DE 19947 or Grace United Methodist Church, 7 S. King St., Georgetown, DE 19947. 

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