Obituary of Ned Allen Umberger
Ned Allen Umberger age 86, of Wytheville, passed Sunday, August 27, 2023. He was born on August 16, 1937 to the late Thaddeus O. and Nellie Crabtree Umberger. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Penley Umberger; two brothers, Barcley and Owen Umberger and a sister, Aleene Niday. Ned was a lifelong farmer and his greatest passion was raising and training Border Collie dogs. He is survived by a daughter, Nanetta Umberger of Wytheville; son, Wade Umberger of Little Creek; Grandson, Nate Aker of Fort Chiswell; great grandchildren, Abby Aker, Nixon Aker, Aurelia Aker; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held 7 P.M. Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at the Grubb Funeral Home with Pastor Todd Porter officiating. A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, August 31, 2023 at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, conducted by Pastor Todd Porter. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Wednesday at the Grubb Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers family ask for donations be made to the Lost Fantasy Rescue Ceres, VA 24318 or the Hope Packs P.O. Box 743 Wytheville, VA. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.grubbfuneralhome.com The Umberger family is in the care of the Grubb Funeral Home Wytheville, VA.