Ernest D. Macomber

January 3rd, 1926 - January 3rd, 2018

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          Ernest D. Macomber, age 92, formally of Erie passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Richmond Virginia. Born in Erie on January 3, 1926, he was a son of the late Charles H. and Lena (Clark) Macomber.

           Ernest served as a B-24 tail gunner in the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII. A former long time member of and elder in the Erie Church of Christ. He retired after 40 years of service as a machinist at General Electric’s Erie Plant. He enjoyed woodworking, carpentry, hunting, fishing and traveling out west to Oklahoma and beyond.

           In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Wills) Macomber; a sister, Arlene Sebring. Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Leslie, husband O.R., of Richmond, VA; 2 sons, Ron Macomber, wife Rita, of Erie, and Larry Macomber, wife Mary Ann, of Vicksburg, MS; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

          Calling Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of a service at 11 a.m. at Erie Church of Christ and burial is private in Erie County Memorial Gardens. 

           Memorials may be made to the Erie Church of Christ, 2317 W. Grandview Blvd. Erie, Pa. 16506.  Arrangements are under the direction of Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street at Greengarden Boulevard.