George Glen Gum Sr., 87, of Pomeroy, Ohio, passed away on November 28, 2012, at Overbrook Rehabilitation Center in Middleport. He was born on April 25, 1925, in Diana, West Virginia, son of the late William McKinley Gum and Bessie Jane Schrader Gum. He was a mold setter and retired from Kaiser Aluminum. He was a World War II Army veteran and a lifetime member of VFW Post 9926 in Mason, W.Va.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson.
He is survived by his beloved companion, Marguerite Eskew of Pomeroy; children, Sheryl Lee Ross of Three Rivers, Michigan, George (Jody) Gum, Jr., of Pomeroy, Glenda Gail Gingerich of Burr Oak, Michigan; grandchildren, Thomas Andrew LeMunyon, Nathan Byer, Samantha Byer, and Chase Thrams; great-grandchildren, Justin, Tristan and Zachary LeMunyon; extended family members include, Crystal Richmond, Charlene (Neil) Anderson, Melodie (Nick) Bissell, Jerri (David) Gunn, Beverly (Paul) Voss, Lori (Ray) Patterson; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, many nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special friend and caregiver, Gerald “Red” Eblin.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Officiating will be Pastor Lamar O’Bryant and Pastor Rob Combs. Entombment will be at the Meigs Memory Gardens mausoleum. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, and on Monday, from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
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