Donald Eugene Stump

Donald Eugene Stump

Donald Eugene Stump, age 86, of Logan, Ohio, passed away January 13, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Born on November 26, 1934 in Carbondale, Ohio to Guy Stump and Edna Gabriel Stump, Donald grew up near Waterloo Township.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 62 years, Alice M. Stump, who passed away November 28, 2020; brothers Ronnie, Denver, Tommy, Norris (Tiny), and sister Adrienne.

Surviving are his children Michelle (Michael) Jarrell, Chris Stump, Lee Stump, Kim (Rick) Remy; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and sister Doris Kirkendall.

Donald served in the US Navy which took him far from Ohio including orders for Louisiana, North Carolina, Florida and throughout the Mediterranean region. After retiring from the Navy, he followed in his father’s footsteps and became a coal miner, working at Sands Hill Coal Mine. Donald enjoyed life on his farm in Logan; raising cattle, baling hay and watching his children and grandkids play on the homestead.

Although he rarely imbibed, Don enjoyed fermenting and sharing fruit wine. Among his favorite pastimes were family visits, reading and working puzzles. In his later years, he and Alice spent winters in sunny Green Cove Springs, Florida. Donald was a devout member of the Delta Masonic Lodge # 207 in McArthur and member of the Shriners. All who knew him will miss his beaming smile and contagious laugh. 

Funeral services were held at 11:00 am, Thursday, January 21, 2021, at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Rev. Dr. Randy Hardman officiating. Burial was in Knollwood Cemetery, Logan, Ohio where Military graveside services were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

Calling hours were observed on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 5 to 7 pm at the funeral home. Masonic memorial service were held immediately following at 7 pm at the funeral home.

Masks and social distancing are required to attend.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.