LIMA — Jack M. Unum, 83, of Lima died 5:06 p.m., Jan. 6, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center.
He was born June 4, 1930, in Sidney, Ohio, to Herman and Naomi Hornig Unum. On Oct. 10, 1956, he married his soul-mate, wife Mary A. Johnson . They were married for 58 years.
He was a 34 year member of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio, Masonic Lodge 205, a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1275 of Lima. He also belonged to the Eagles Lodge in Lima. He enjoyed being a private pilot and avid fisherman, always spending time at his summer place at Lake Erie. He was a veteran of the Air Force having several fond years in Korea as a crew chief to help keep the B 29s running. He loved to sing and play his guitar. He worked 30 years at Sheller Globe and retired from Superior Coaches.
Survivors include his wife Mary A.; a son Anthony "Tony" Stacy Unum of Elmore, Ohio; a grandson Zachary and a granddaughter Anastasia E.; and a nephew Mike Unum of Merritt Island, Fla. He will be missed by his family friends and his special canine buddy, Sir Brilliant Spark II.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Unum and a sister, Dorothy Unum.
There will be no visitation or service as requested by the deceased.
Memorial contributions may be given Angels for Animals and online condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bayliff and Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.