Gump Sr., Harry Allen Died Tuesday February 18th 2014 at age 91, surrounded by a large & loving family. Born in Tulsa, OK, his family moved to Dallas in 1927. After being a pilot in the Army Air Corps and an overseas assignment, Harry completed his education at the University of Texas. After graduation Harry settled in Harlingen as a general insurance agent. He married Charlotte Dabney in Harlingen, TX in 1951. Later he moved back to Dallas and started Harry A. Gump Insurance, which eventually merged and became Ligon, Gump & Ligon in 1973. Harry is survived by his wife of 63 years Charlotte Dabney Gump, and children Robert Gump, Richard Gump, Mary Hennighausen and husband Fred, Bill Gump and wife Lauren, Allen Gump and wife Kim and 16 grandchildren as well as 9 great grandchildren. Funeral services celebrating Harry's life in Jesus Christ will be held Thursday, February 20th 4:00 PM at Presbyterian Village North, 8600 Skyline Dr. Anyone wanting to show their love and respect may give a memorial in Harry's name to: Love146, P.O. Box 66253, Houston, TX 77266.
Published in Dallas Morning News from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2014