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Franklin D. Gump

May 15, 1933 ~ November 14, 2017 (age 84)

Franklin D. Gump, age 84 of Lost Creek, WV passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the JW Ruby Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family.  He was born May 15, 1933 in Mt. Clare, WV; the son of the late Guy Stanley Gump and Lora Virginia (Ice) Gump.

Franklin is survived by his wife of 37 years, Linda (Sumpter) Gump of Lost Creek, WV; a daughter, Debra Jordan & her husband, Jerry of Virginia; a son, Frank Gump & his wife, Natasha of Florida; seven step-children, Thomas Goldsmith of Hampton, VA, Darrell & Kathy Goldsmith of Lost Creek, WV, Rick & Vicky Goldsmith of Lost Creek, WV, David & Donna Goldsmith of Bridgeport, WV, Tim & Julie Goldsmith of Salem, WV Barb & Bob Wilt of Good Hope, WV and Gary Goldsmith & Eddie Tomlin of Richmond, VA; his dog, Ginger and his cat, Luna; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Franklin was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Bonnel; two sisters, Mary Hickman and Alma Jones.

Franklin retired from Thurston Spring Service as heavy equipment mechanic in Virginia. He was a United States Airforce Veteran and served during the Korean Era. Franklin was a volunteer at the Bi-County Nutrition. He loved to go camping, do wood working, work on his antique cars and enjoyed laughing.

Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg, on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 2:00 pm until the time of the funeral service at 6:00 pm with Reverend O.D. Harman, presiding.  Military honors will be accorded following the funeral service by the Harrison County Honor Guard. Cremation will follow the services.


 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
November 17, 2017

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home
124 Olen Thomas Dr
Clarksburg, WV 26301-3982

Funeral Service
Friday
November 17, 2017

6:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home
124 Olen Thomas Dr
Clarksburg, WV 26301-3982


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