Mr. Donald Lee Gumpert
- January 29, 1945 - June 11, 2012
- Grand Prairie, Texas
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“My thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Don's family. He will truly be missed. I will never be able to express how much richer my life was for knowing...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Stacy BlueLove Rayon - Arlington, TX
“My prayers and thoughts are with you guys! We love you!
2 of 30 | Posted by: Kelly Ohm - Rowlett, TX - Family
“Our prayers & thoughts are with you & your family...
3 of 30 | Posted by: Brenda Caudle & Mary Finley - TX
“Sharing your sorrow, remembering joy, looking to God for our future completion too. love dj
4 of 30 | Posted by: D.J. & Larry Miller
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.
5 of 30 | Posted by: John and Cheyenne Hargon - TX
“Keeping you in our prayers Rebecca, Kari and Curtis. We're always here for you all.
All our love and heartfelt sympathy.
We love you all!
Angie,...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Angie Mudd
“Always in our hearts Granddad..
Together walking in paradise with Shannon.
7 of 30 | Posted by: Samantha and Shannon
“Happy Father's Day in Heaven dad..I'll always miss you!
8 of 30 | Posted by: Angie - Shepherdsbille, KY
“To Rebecca and Family:
May Jesus Christ comfort you and your family in this time of sorrow with the absence of Donald, the best fishing buddy i ever...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Alfredo Gonzalez - Grand Prairie, TX
“As we grieve the loss of a loved one may Jesus Christ look down upon the family and show his loving mercy upon them all.
10 of 30 | Posted by: Alfredo Gonzalez - Grand Prairie, TX
I don't even have words that explain how much I miss you. I know that you are in a better place now and I am grateful that you are no...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Kari - Arlington - Baby Girl
“My prayers are with you at your time of loss, Chris and Angie as well as all your family. May God cradle you in the palm of His hand and give peace...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: MaryHelen Cuellar - Mesquite, TX
“Rebecca you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
13 of 30 | Posted by: Patti Herring - Grand Prairie, TX
“He was a great person to work with, that had a "unique" personality and a fountain of experiences when you had the time.
14 of 30 | Posted by: Jay Winsor - Grand Prairie, TX
“I will forever miss you Dad. You were like the father I never had. You accepted me into your life since the first time we met. Your son Chris and I...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Angie Mudd - Shepherdsville, KY
“I am so sorry for loss. It is probably one of the toughest times you'll ever go through in your life. The main comfort is knowing that you have your...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Paula Moore - Fort Worth, TX
“Don was a great man and cared about kids. He was an awesome cub scout leader. He will be missed by all.
19 of 30 | Posted by: jackie farmer - grand prairie, TX
“Rebecca I am so sorry for your loss. May Don rest in peace. I pray for you & the rest of the family for God's comfort today & in the days yet to come...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Diane Hammack Plummer - LA
“My heart and prayers are with you and your family. May God Bless you all.
21 of 30 | Posted by: Sally Carter - Irving, TX
“To Rebecca, Family & Friends.
I didn't know Don but from all I have heard, he was a loving father, Husband, Friend, Grandad, My Thoughts and...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Sandy Lewis - Grand Prairie, TX
“Kari and family
Our hearts go out to you in this difficult part of your journey in life. Although we all prepare for times like these we still...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Shannon and Bug Davis - Haslet, TX
“Rebecca - You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow. May you find comfort in precious memories.
24 of 30 | Posted by: Pat Hayton - Grand Prairie, TX
“Lora, we are praying for you in the loss of your brother.
25 of 30 | Posted by: Jerry & Judy Neill - Palestine, TX
“We are thinking of you.
26 of 30 | Posted by: Ron and Linda Kirchenbauer - IA
“We are thinking about you guys. We love you
27 of 30 | Posted by: Brian and Maegan Provan - Family
“Don was absolutely the coolest guy ever. He will be greatly missed. We love you guys so much and think about you a lot
28 of 30 | Posted by: Brian and Maegan Provan
“I will always remember how many times you helped me and my family; Don was a wonderful friend, husband, and father. He will be missed. God Bless the...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Loraine - Onalaska, TX
“We are sorry for your loss. Corky (Donald) and I had great times as kids. I still remember attending his wedding.
30 of 30 | Posted by: Eugene Kirchenbauer
Passed away early Monday morning after a 6 month battle with Pancreatic Cancer. He was a resident of Grand Prairie, TX at the time of his passing. He is survived by wife, Rebecca Gumpert of Grand Prairie, TX; son, Chris Brock of Shepherdsville, KY; daughter and son-in-law, Kari and Zachary Swan of Arlington, TX, and son, Curtis Gumpert of N. Miami, FL. Also survived by mother, Faye Gumpert; sister, Lora Lake; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Deborah and David Remont; 3 nieces and 2 nephews, 4 great nieces and 6 great nephews along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Gumpert, mother Catherine Davenport and "chosen" granddaughter Shannon. Although Don had no biological grandchildren, he had many "chosen" ones he acknowledged as his own - Lauren, Lindsey, Blake, Emily, Megan, Paul, Samantha, Shannon, Natalie, Reagan, Haylee, Jacob, Rylan and too many Girl Scouts to name. As well as his "chosen kids" - Brandy, Sara and Philip, Frank, Angie, Kerri, Paige and Bradley, and Maegan and Brian. He also considered all the awesome families of Girl Scout troops 3213 and 3217 part of his family. He is and was a very loved man, and the best Husband, Father & Friend we could ask for. He is greatly missed, and will never be forgotten.
In lieu of/in addition to flowers the family is requesting donations be made in Don's memory to: Community Hospice of Texas – Location: Arlington Memorial Hospital
Secure Online site: https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=079f86
Or by mail:
Community Hospice of Texas
Attn: Inpatient Services at Arlington Memorial Hospital
6100 Western Place, Ste 100
Fort Worth, TX 76107
This is an amazing place the entire staff are wonderful people. It is completely non-profit, if you cannot afford hospice you are still taken in and not billed. Please make donations In Memory of Donald Gumpert.