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HUME, Neil W.

Neil W. Hume, age 71 of Hamilton, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021. He was born on March 12, 1949, in Hamilton, the son of the late Donald and Estella (nee Maham) Hume. Neil was a veteran of the United States Army and longtime member of the

Fairfield VFW post #1069. He

retired from AK steel after many years of service. On

August 25, 1972, he married the love of his life Jerell Gibbs. He is survived by his loving wife of over 48 years Jerell Hume; three children Barry

(Melissa) Gibbs, Jennifer (Steve) Hamilton, and Joshua Hume; three grandchildren Juniper Gibbs, Brogan Hamilton, and

Madeline Hamilton; three siblings Donnie (the late Alpha) Hume, Janet Rose, and Linda (Ralph) Marsee; his mother-in-law Elizabeth Gibbs; two brothers-in-law Mike (Kathy) Gibbs and Jon Gibbs; one sister-in-law Lisa (Ted) Davis. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, other family and close friends. He was also preceded in death by two brothers Joe Hume and Kenny Hume; his father-in-law Ruby Gibbs; one brother-in-law Joe Gibbs. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME, 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield, from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral at 11:00 AM with Pastor Barry Wilson officiating. Burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery with full military honors. Online condolences can be made at Due to COVID-19 masks and social distancing will be required.

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Published in Journal-News on Jan. 27, 2021.
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January 30, 2021
I'll always remember Neil as having a great sense of humor, always making me smile, and just a great all around guy. He will be missed.
Vickie Muddell Ginsberg
January 29, 2021
I did not know Neil, but saw his Obituary on the internet and wanted to reach out to the family and loved ones of a fellow Hume. May the peace and comfort of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
Edward c. Hume
January 27, 2021
Im very sorry to hear of neils passing. I worked with him at AK off and on for many years. He was a great guy to chat with and had a great sense of humor.Many blessings to the family.
Tim Sebastian
January 27, 2021
Neil Hume was a good husband, father and a good friend to many. A great sense of humor that I am sure will live on by the re-telling of the his stories. Neil was a decent man and a good human being. He will be missed by all who knew him. My sincere condolences to Jeri and all the family. Sending much love to all the family.
Pauline Marqua Hardiman
January 27, 2021
I’m so sorry to hear of Neils passing. Our family’s have had a special bond for most of my life. I pray for strength for the difficult days ahead. Prayers for Gerri, their children and grandchildren. As well as their extended family and friends. May the memories you cherish ease your pain...
Lisa Jo (Sherrell) Johnson
January 27, 2021
Hi Geri I just want to say I am so sorry. Leah
January 27, 2021
Jeri and family...very sorry to hear this...really enjoyed talking with Neil over the years at the VFW...RIP my friend.
Wayne Gentry
January 27, 2021
My heart is breaking! Neil was such a great guy! He had such a wonderful, fun personality. Neil will be so missed by his friends. My deepest sympathy to Jeri and family. "When the Lord calls our loved ones home, he leaves a gift of memories in exchange." Sending lots of hugs, love and prayers.

Bennie & JoAnne
JoAnne Frazier
January 27, 2021
So sorry for the family's loss. Neil and his brothers were a lot of fun and have some good memories of the family. I thank him for his service and may the family find peace and comfort.
Wall Bohn
January 27, 2021
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