Gerald Ward "Jerry" McCumby
Carolina Shores, NC
79, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 in the SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice House, Bolivia, NC.
Born in Everett, WA on June 11, 1934, he was the son of the late Delbert Ward and Dorothy Conner McCumby. After graduating Guilford College, he entered the US Army. He was a retired Hotelier. Jerry was a member of the BMW Motorcycle Owners Association, and the Elks Club for over twenty-five years. He also participated in the Iron Butt Rally, the Butt Lite Rally and completed the NYC Marathon in 1980.
Surviving are his loving wife of 52 years, Rhyne L. McCumby; a son, Stephen Ward McCumby and wife Tricia of Los Angeles, CA; a daughter, Mary Baltimore and husband Robert of Richmond, VA; a sister, Cheryl Koirtyohann of Ft. Worth, TX and two grandchildren, Jack and Casey Baltimore.
A celebration of life will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 1, 2014, in the Calabash Elks Lodge by the President Elect of the NC Elks Association Mr. Teddy Acton.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte, NC
Brunswick Funeral Service and Crematory
5229 Ocean Hwy W Shallotte, NC 28459
Published in The Sun News on Feb. 27, 2014