Jim Stump

Born: Tue., Jan. 15, 1924
Died: Wed., Jun. 3, 2020


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          Jim Stump, 96, of Union City, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Arbor Trace in Richmond.  He was born in Bradford, Ohio, on January 15, 1924, the son of Arlie and Nida Stump.

Jim graduated from Bradford High School and served in the U. S. Navy during WWII.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, his church family, boating, and gardening. Jim was a member of the Winchester Church of Christ.  He was a 32nd degree Mason.  Jim retired from Ardan after many years of service in their retail stores in Richmond, Dayton, and Lexington.

Jim leaves his wife of 76 years, Betty Stump; a son, Jim (Carol) Stump of Greenwood; two daughters, Jane Smith of Winchester and Debbie (Charlie) Bennett of Union City; 7 grandchildren, Jim F. (Natalie) Hoffman, Chrissy (Jeff) Berry, Candi (Josh) Clouse, Mike (LeAnn) Bennett, Brent (Becky) Smith, Tyler (LaChelle) Smith, and Brian (Erica) Smith; 18 great grandchildren, Erika (Lucas) St Laurent, Logan Melton, Devin Loudy, Makenzi Berry, Jordan Smith, Levi and Lydia Clouse, Jordon, Levi, and Hunter Bennett, Alex, Lindsay, and Austin Smith, Amanda, Jared, and Katie Smith, and Brianna and Joselyn Smith; and 2 great great granddaughters, Kendra Hathaway and Charlotte Smith.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Delbert and Robert Stump; a sister, Ella Lindsey; and a son-in-law, Stu Smith.

The family will have a private graveside service with Pastor Bob Moorman officiating.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to “Chrissy Berry FBO Devin Loudy Brain Cancer Fund”, Jim’s great grandson (C/O Old National Bank, P.O. Box 409, Winchester, IN 47394)

The family sends their sincerest gratitude to the staff of Arbor Trace for the care and love they gave to Jim, and our gratitude to Pastor Moorman and Jim’s church family.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerswinchester.com.

 

 

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Lolita Smith
   Posted Sun June 07, 2020
Sending my heartfelt condolences to Betty, Janie, Debbie and their families on the death of Grandpa Stump. He was a kind man and treated me and my children well. He will be missed๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’• Love, Lolita Miranda- Smith

Rita Wasson
   Posted Sun June 07, 2020
I was so saddened to read of Jim passing in this morning paper. My deepest sympathy.

Kathy Thomas
   Posted Tue June 09, 2020
Extending thoughts and sympathy to your Jane, Debbie, Jim, and your families. I spent a lot of time in my high school years with Jane and have wonderful memories of being with Jim and Betty. So sorry for your loss.

Gretchen Smith
   Posted Tue June 09, 2020
So sorry to hear of the passing of Jim. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.i enjoyed the many conversations I shared with him over the past few years very much. Rest in peace Jim.

Jennifer Root
   Posted Wed June 24, 2020
Debbie you and your family are in my prayers. Your father was such a wonderful man and each time that he and your mother would come into the bank I really enjoyed taking time to speak with them. They shared a true and rare love that is timeless. I know he is in heaven now with Jesus and that gives us comfort, but I'm sure you and your family miss him so. I'm so glad that I had the privilege of knowing him!

Diana Greene
   Posted Sat June 27, 2020
I just learned of Jim's passing and wanted to let you know how sorry I am for your loss. I will certainly keep Betty and all of the family in my prayers. Many great memories of church activities at Winchester Church of Christ and friendships with Jim and Betty over the years! Love to all. Diana Greene and family.