Chumbley, Eugene Walter (Big Horse)

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Eugene Walter (Big Horse) Chumbley, 89 of Pulaski, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 23, 2014. He was born on September 15, 1925 in Draper, and was the son of the late Etta Lyons Chumbley and Boyd Mac Chumbley, Sr.

“Big Horse”, as he was known by many, was preceded in death by three sisters, Etta Sue Chumbley, Mable C. Peterson, and Nancy C. Harriman, and a half-sister, Ruby Huddle Hurst and a brother, Clyde L. Chumbley. He was a veteran of WW II, having served in the U.S. Army. He currently owned and operated Hayden Electrical Wholesale, Inc. in Pulaski, since 1960. He attended First United Methodist Church, and thoroughly enjoyed his Sunday School Class.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mildred Keister Chumbley of Pulaski; a daughter, Kathy Woolwine and her husband Jon of Pulaski; a son, Boyd Chumbley and his wife Susan of Greensboro, NC; a brother, B.M. Chumbley, Jr. of Draper. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Lara Frith, Margaret Woolwine and significant other Jeremy Poe, Sarah Chumbley, Katie Chumbley, great-grandson, Ronnie Frith, great-granddaughter, Joanna Frith along with numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Seagle Funeral Home with Rev. Hugh Kilgore officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday at the funeral home from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. service time.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski. 540-980-1700