GRAND HAVEN, Mich. - Charles Jerry Borum, 79, of Grand Haven, Fla., passed away Sept. 11, 2013.
He was born and raised in Denison, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas and went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from American University, Washington, D.C.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Marguerite Borum and his wife Robbie Rogers Borum. He is survived by his son Paul (Karen) of Holland, Mich. and their children Katie, Tommy and Patrick; his daughter Stephanie (Celeste) of Grand Haven, Mich.; and his brother William (Happy) of Paradise, Calif.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 through 1955. He was primarily stationed in California and served as an aeronautical engineer and in the military police. After becoming an attorney he and his wife resided in Troy, where he worked for Hobart Corporation. While at Hobart he served in many capacities including senior vice president and member of the board of directors before leaving to manage his own company. When he retired he and his wife moved to Florida and enjoyed many happy years together in the Cape Coral area.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to either Hospice of North Ottawa Community www.noch.org/donation or CurePSP https://give.psp.org/.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Sept. 18, 2013