Ernest Rumbolt

April 16, 1961 - April 09, 2021


Obituary For Ernest Rumbolt

Ernest Rumbolt, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, formerly of Norris Point, NL, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021, in Grande Prairie, at the age of 59 years.

He was born in Norris Point, NL, on April 16, 1961, to Lovelet and Carl Rumbolt. He relocated to Grande Prairie in 1978 and was a truck driver for 35+ years.

Ernie loved camping, fishing, chuckwagon racing, and visiting with family and friends.

He had an amazing sense of humour, was kind, generous, genuine, and got his joy from helping others.

Ernie will be sadly missed by his partner of 19 years, Shelly Vigen; Shelly’s children: Josh Vigen, Matt Vigen and Abbey (Brad) Gavin; step-children Jackie (Kelly) Lefley and Derek Stone; several grandchildren; siblings: Ted (Judy) Rumbolt, Sandra (Maurice) McCue, Gwen Kerri, Keith Rumbolt, Rick (Patty) Rumbolt and Bruce (Sharon) Rumbolt; numerous nieces and nephews who loved him very much; and countless friends.

He was predeceased by his father Carl Rumbolt; mother Lovelet Rumbolt (nee McKenzie); brother Gerald Rumbolt; and grandson Ethan Gavin.

A Memorial Service will be held on July 26, 2023 at 4:00pm in Norris Point, NL. The service be located at The Lion's Den in Norris Point.

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  • 06/24/2021

    Deepest condolences to the family. When we remember Ernie, we will be smiling. Such a kind soul and gone to early. Alex and Janice Hogg

  • 06/24/2021

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in this difficult time.

  • 06/24/2021

    Ernie was so much fun. I know you will have a big hole in your life. Hopefully sometime in the future we can get together and have a good reminisce. Sending you much love Shell. Stay strong.

  • 06/24/2021

    So sorry to hear about the passing of Ernie. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • 06/24/2021

    My prayers n thoughts are with Shelly n family. Love them all. Ernie was a great guy. Will be very missed.🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

  • 06/24/2021

    My condolences to the family and friends of Ernie! He was so full of life and full of fun - had many great times together! Have not seen him in years -was very sad to hear of his passing! Rest In Peace my Friend

  • 06/24/2021

    Ernie was a great guy, always looked forward to his presence in the shop. He was always full of good humour, and will miss that for sure. My deepest condolences to his faimly. God bless

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