The family of Sir Emile Rudolph Gumbs KB sadly announce his passing at the age of 90, at the Princess
Alexandra Hospital in The Valley, Anguilla on May 10, 2018. Sir Emile is survived by his wife Josephine Gumbs (nee DeRoche), son Lawrence Gumbs (Deborah Vos), daughter Catherine (Gareth) Orchard, and step daughter, Maria Smith. He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren; Alexander, Christopher, Noah, and Elizabeth. He will also be forever remembered by his numerous cousins, extended family and dear friends. Friday May 25th, 2018 was declared a Public Holiday to allow all Anguillians and others the
necessary time to attend the funeral service.
The body of the late Sir Emile Gumbs left the Courthouse enroute to St. Mary’s Anglican Church where the funeral service will take place at 12 Noon. Procession to include Past and Present Legislators, Foreign Dignitaries, Uniformed bodies, family, Members of the public. The procession will be led by the RAPF and Police Band. Casket to be conveyed on a gun carriage.A Police Guard of Honour will be drawn up at the Church and a contingent of uniformed officers will bear the body in and out of the church and at the graveside. Casket will be draped with the National