James Edward Dumont

JD was 73.  Born on Fort Klamath reservation in Chiloquin, OR, on September 28th, 1943 to Robert and Clarisse Dumont. He lost his battle with cancer on February 19, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family.

JD moved to Ely in 1977. He was a hard worker who worked in Mining and in Railroad Valley.  He had a great sense of humor and loved to tell jokes.  When he was young he enjoyed hunting. As he got older he enjoyed playing his video games.  He loved giving nicknames to all of his grandchildren and their friends.  He lived a fascinating life and loved to tell his stories to anyone who would listen.

He is survived by his wife Priscilla Dumont (McQueen) of 42 years, son Hawk Dumont and granddaughter Kaileigh, (Amber and Margret).  Three stepchildren Tyrone Jackson, Lachelle Groth and Stalene Jackson,  9 other grandchildren, 13 great great grandchildren, 13 brothers and sisters, Robin, Mary, Sue, Kathy, George, Margret, Patty, Kristy, Buddy, Sandy,  Amy and Roberta.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son, Jimmy Dean and brothers Anthony,  Robert and sister Marlene.

Memorial service be held Saturday February 25th, 20147 at 11:00 a.m. at Heritage Drive (Education Center).  Luncheon to follow.