Rumbold,Charles “Melvin”

January 24, 1922 - October 20, 2016

RUMBOLD, Charles Melvin – Age 94 of Petrolia, formerly of Brigden, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Bluewater Health, C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Beloved husband of Ruby Rumbold (nee Hiller) for 74 years. Loving father of Ken (Shirley) Rumbold, Doris (Gus) Gostick.Cherished grandfather of 4 and great-grandfather of 4.Survived by his sister-in-law Hazel Rumbold and many nieces and nephews.Predeceased by his parents Ambrose and Lena (nee Armstong) Rumbold, brothers Delmer Rumbold, Edward (Nancy) Rumbold, and sisters Helen (Orlo) Fournie, Louise (Clayton) Matthews.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden.

Graveside Service
A private family graveside will take place at Bear Creek Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or Albany Retirement Village.

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  1. Our condolences to the Rumbold families. The lifetime of memories will hopefully see you through this time. Thinking of you. Ken Arnold and families.

  2. To all of the Rumbold family, our sincere condolences on the passing of Melvin. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Rick and Carol Powell

  3. To Melvin’s family, My deepest condolences on the passing of Melvin. Can’t remember when it was the first time I knew him as it seems all my life. This is the sadness of life things do not stay the same. God be with you and give you comfort.

  4. I’m so happy my Mom and I saw Uncle Melvin and you all earlier this year. Our visit with Uncle Melvin was short although he was determined to get out of bed to see us. 🙂 I really enjoyed the time and visit with you Aunt Ruby. My memories of him will always be of his kind heart. I’m sure my Grandparents (Eddie & Nancy) greeted him with open arms. Sending love and prayers. Kelly (Farquhar) Shaw, Bev’s daughter.

  5. Ruby, Ken, Doris and families. We are deeply sorry for your loss. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. You all have many years of great memories to help you through this sad time. Sincerely Ron and Jackie Atmore.

  6. Ruby, Ken and Doris and Families: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Melvin has left you with beautiful memories to cherish. Roy and Joan Dewhirst

  7. Ruby Doris Ken Stacy and Melvin and family
    Please accept our condolences on the passing of this great man, Father, Grandpa and Great Grandpa . He will be missed by all that knew him .Hugs to u all

  8. Ruby, Ken, Doris and families, so sorry to hear of Melvin’s passing. Another Brigden icon leaving great memories behind. (((HUGS))) and prayers, Deanna Core