2012-06-23 / Obituaries

Jerry Allen Mummey

Funeral services for Jerry Allen Mummey, 65, of Newark, were held at the Jacksontown United Methodist Church, on June 19, 2012, with Preacher David Mummey and Pastor Carol Kirk officiating. Military honors were provided by the Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388.

Jerry, a United States Marine Corps veteran, died at the James Cancer Center on June 12, 2012. He was born in Newark, on June 21, 1946, to Anna Mae (Good) Banfill of Thurston, and the late Harry Leo Mummey Jr.

Jerry worked as the manager for many years at Baker Automotive, Pataskala. He was a parishioner of Jacksontown United Methodist Church where he volunteered with the food bank, and was a member and current trustee of the Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388.

In addition to his mother, Jerry is survived by his sons, Darrin Wayne Mummey of Byesville, and Darrell Scott Mummey of Pleasant City; his daughter and son-in-law, Renee and Michael Fortner of Johnstown; four grandchildren, Nicolas Austin Dutiel, Jeffrey Brian Mummey, Andrea Jean Fortner, and Raegan Nicole Mummey; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Danny and Tina Mummey of Newark, Roger and Nina Mummey of Millersport, David and Barbara Mummey of London, and Donald and Tammy Mummey of Thurston; his sister and brother-in-law, Roseanna and John Smith of Newark; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Rick and Nancy Bruckelmyer of Fredrick, MD; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Melody and Harold Brown of Logan; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, Jerry was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Brenda Jean (Bruckelmyer) Mummey.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Youth Group of Jacksontown United Methodist Church, PO Box 275, Jacksontown, OH 43030; Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, OH; or the American Cancer Society Central Regional Office, 870 Michigan Ave, Columbus, OH 43215.

To share your memory of Jerry or leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.reedegan.com.

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