Stanley Mumford(1925 - 2014)

LCDR STANLEY MUMFORD U.S. Navy, Retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander (ret.) Stanley El Mumford, age 88, of Boulder City, passed away Aug. 7, 2014. He was born Oct. 18, 1925, in Sante Fe, N.M., to Wilbur and Ruby Mae Mumford. Stanley joined the U.S. Navy after high school and was a Mustang, becoming a lieutenant commander at a very young age. He went on to serve for 30 years before retiring. He married Eleanor King Dec. 22, 1976, in San Diego. After retiring from the U.S. Navy, Stanley and Eleanor went on a 25-year road trip in their RV, seeing all the sights in America. They loved to travel and finally settled down in Boulder City. Stanley was a member of the Boulder City Elks Lodge, and loved to go drink coffee with the other members. He had regular visits to South West Diner, where he loved his cherry pie a la mode. He was an avid San Diego Charger fan. He was a true patriot and was a member of the Retired Officers Association. Stanley is survived by his wife, Eleanor Mumford of Boulder City; three children, Gale (Michael) Stoia of San Marcos, Calif., Michelle (Phil) Gomes of Auburn, Wash., and Marta Brown of Alabama; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Family will hold private services. Family and friends can sign an online memorial guestbook at

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