McCumber, Arkley ‘Mac’ – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon

Arkley B. “Mac” McCumber, 73, of Cove died Friday morning at his home. He was born May 19, 1914 at Milton to Robert and Millie (Brown) McCumber.

McCumber attended school at The Forks, east of Miltonand worked briefly as a ranch hand in Sparta. In 1935, he moved to Juntura where he did reach work. Se served three years in World War II.

In October 1945, he married Vivian Robertson. She died earlier. He went to work for the Oregon State Highway Division at Juntura in 1946 and retired as a foreman on June 1, 1976. He married Lenore Hewitt on June 25, 1979.

Survivors include his wife, Cove; a step-son and daughter -in-law Bill and Carol Robertson, Drewsey; a sister, Ida Wilson, Baker; six grandchildren and 10 great grand children. A sister and brother died earlier.

At his request, there will be no services. Contributions may be made to the Cove Quick Response Team, c/o Sec. Trea. Mina Rundall, Rt. 1, Box 229 A. Cove, or in care of Payne Family Mortuary, La Grande.

La Grande Observer, July 4, 1987.



White, Judy Wallis. Union County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

Search Military Records - Fold3

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pin It on Pinterest

Scroll to Top