Earl ‘Blackie’ Lundy
Dec. 26, 2003
Earl ‘Blackie’ Lundy, 69, of New Cumberland passed away Friday, December 26, 2003 at the Weirton Medical Center.
He was born November 19, 1934 in Bolivar, New York, a son of Wilma Goodnoe Lundy Winsor of Shinglehouse, Pa and the late William Lundy.
Blackie was a 12 year veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a maintenance worker and pilot. He piloted B-29 and B-32 planes. He was a member of the New Cumberland VFW, the Weirton VFW, and the Weirton American Legion. He was a self-employed truck driver. Blackie was instrumental in restarting the New Cumberland Fourth of July fireworks, a commander of the Army Navy Garrison of New Cumberland, an avid antique car collector and a Harley Davidson rider.
He is survived by his wire, Ana Espinosa Lundy, at home; five daughters, Ana Saffle of Weirton, Gloria “Cookie” Lundy, Sidney McLaughlin, Dawn Cervi, all of New Cumberland and Juanita Reinhold of Florida; three brothers, Edward Lundy of Pennsylvania and Richard Lundy and Ronald Winsor, both of Florida; two sisters, Louise Turk and Barbara Tilly, both of Pennsylvania; eleven grandchildren and eitht great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Monday, December 29, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the New Cumberland Chapel of the Nixon Funeral Home with Pastor Craig Greathouse officiating. Interment followed at the New Cumberland Cemetery where the Tri-State Burial Group accorded military services. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Kidney Foundation.