Donald F. Jumper, 82, of Newville passed away peacefully Sunday July 25, 2021 in UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle, with his son by his side.
He was born October 18, 1938 in Carlisle a son of Rolland M. and Erma F. Hair Jumper.
Don is survived by his wife Dianna K. Burkholder Jumper.
He was a farmer at heart, but had retired as a carpenter after 40 pus years at McCoy Brother Construction.
He was a member of the Newville Church of the Brethren, the Sinnamahoning Sports Club, William's Grove Association, Brooks Run Hunting Club.
Don was a people person who was a friend to everyone, he never met a stranger. He dearly loved his family, and was a farm boy who loved his Farmall M Tractor which he drove for his pappy when he was six.
In addition to his wife he is survived by one daughter Danette S. Barrick and her husband Randy, one son Darrin G. Jumper and his wife Jeneene; four grandchildren Jennifer Saylor and her husband Shawn, Ted Barrick and his wife Felicia, Travis Jumper and his wife Becky, and Brock Jumper; 8 great-grandchildren, and one brother Robert L. Jumper and his wife Gloria.
A viewing will be held Saturday July 31, 2021 from 9:30 to 11 AM in the Newville Church of The Brethren 16 Carlisle Rd. Newville. A funeral service with Pastor John Hess officiating will be held in the Church at 11 AM Saturday. Burial will follow in the Newville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or the Newville Church of the Brethren.
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