Augustus Leon Pompy
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was born December 25, 1948 and passed away April 22, 2020. Augustus Leon means Majestic/Venerable Lion and Gus certainly lived up to his name. Gus was born in Mississippi and raised in Gary, IN. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army as an E-4 Specialist in 1969. Gus was a master electrician who worked for the Gary Community School Corp. and retired from Gary Housing Authority. Gus was a member and usher of Galilee Baptist Church. Augustus Leon was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry & Sarah, brothers Percy and Benjamin, Sister Callie Robinson and 2nd wife Valater. He leaves behind brother George Pompy; son Tarik (Pat) Pompy, grandson Tyson Pompy, daughter Che Pompey; granddaughter Xen Pompey; 1st wife and friend Joyce Pompey and a host of other relatives and friends.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Apr. 28, 2020.
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April 30, 2020
My heartfelt condolences to Tarik and family. Praying for your strength

Kimberly B Jones
April 30, 2020
Rest in piece
April 30, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Eric Woods
April 29, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Eric Woods
April 29, 2020
RIP Gus
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April 29, 2020
It's hard to find a friend who will stick with you until the end. If you should fine one that's good and true. DON'T charge the old for the NEW. Augustus Leon Pompey ( GUS ) was truly a friend of our family and the memories of him being HIMSELF, fun loving, considerate, humorous just full of LIFE and always kept a smile on his face, no matter what ! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as we too, grieve of the loss of ( GUS ) our FRIEND.
Ms. Roberta Andrews
April 28, 2020
Rest. In. Peace.
Robert Todd
April 28, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Virgil Lincoln
April 28, 2020
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April 28, 2020
Augustus is a nice man
Scott Lindsey
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