Chris Gary "Possum" Tryon (1955 - 2012)


Chris Gary "Possum" Tryon, 57, of Trenton died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at his hunting camp in Dixie County.
Born Sept.15, 1955 to Eddie and Fleeta Sanchez Tryon, he was a lifelong resident of Gilchrist County. He was a former heavy equipment operator for Gilchrist County. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and his children.
Survivors include daughters, Jennifer (Jason) Larkin of Morganton, Ga., Julee (Jason) Pearson of Morganton, Ga., Candace (Rusty) Bordine of Old Town and Tabatha McCumber of Archer; sons, Chris Pegton of Lake City, Randy McCumber of Trenton and Lee McCumber of Archer; 12 grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Tammy Tryon.
Funeral services were held Nov. 10 at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Henry Fuentes officiating. Interment followed at Trenton Cemetery, Trenton.
Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City.
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Published in Chiefland Citizen on Nov. 15, 2012