Howard Stanley “Dickie” Umphress, Jr., 76, of Fayetteville passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. He was born in Atlanta, GA on December 6, 1942 to the late Marion and Howard Umphress, Sr. Dickie proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was retired from AT&T after 30 years of service.
Dickie was preceded in death by his parents, brother, David Umphress, and sister, Bette Umphress Scales. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Brenda W. Umphress; his son, Warren and Anna Umphress; his daughters, Kim and Allen Duff and Sonja Catoe ; his niece, Bridget Kennedy; his grandchildren, Devon Umphress, Rachel Duff Turner, Amanda Umphress, and Jasmin Catoe-Ganahl; his great-grandchildren, Josephine Poplarchik and Henrietta Poplarchik; his sisters, Beverly Ozborne, Brenda Dolfi and Barbara Gelb; his brother, Hank Umphress; and a number of nieces and nephews.
There will be a private family memorial at home at a later date.
Mowell & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fayetteville, www.mowells.com