John Richard Gumm, 62, of Gettysburg passed away suddenly, Sunday, October 10, 2021, at the Gettysburg Hospital. Born November 8, 1958, in Frederick, MD, he was son of the late Kenneth Claremont Gumm and Carrie Mae Gumm, nee Rhodes; loving father of 4 children Shannan and Tony Sanders, Amy Gumm, Ashley Gumm and Cory Gumm all of Gettysburg; survived by his former spouse, Lucy Gumm, the mother of his children; devoted boyfriend of Linda Leach of Gettysburg; cherished Brother of Kenneth Gumm, Sr. of West Virginia and Ronnie Gumm of Florida; uncle to his special nephew, Kenneth Gumm, Jr.; beloved grandfather to his pride and joy Hailey Shelleman of Gettysburg; and is also survived by additional family and friends that he enjoyed spending time. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his brother, James Kevin Gumm.
John worked for the quarry for most of his life. He was a member of the American Legion, Amvets, Eagles, Moose, New Oxford Social Club as well as several others. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on cars, riding his Harley, and his puppers Ruby Roo, Charlie, Flash and Ruger and spending time with his family.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 210 West Main Street, Emmitsburg (21727) where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, October 15, 2021. Online condolences may be offered at www.myersdurborawfh.com.