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Cecil Gum

Cecil Gum, 63, of Wana, died Friday, (April 14, 2017) in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born April 10, 1954, at Fairmont, a son of the late Cecil C. Gum and Kara Jo Hamilton Gum.
Cecil was working for EERP at the Federal No. 2 Mine on Miracle Run. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America District No. 31 in Fairmont.
Surviving are his wife, Debra Kay Myers Gum; two sons, Curtis Gum of Blacksville and James Catalogna of Morgantown; one daughter, Jessica Gum of Wana; two brothers, Donley Gum of Daybrook and Jack Gum of Orville, Ohio; one sister, Regina Eddy of Cassville; three grandchildren, Neveah Grace Zarilla, Caleb Catalogna and Devon Rebold; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy Kell Gum and Carney Gum.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Owen-Neely Funeral Home in Blacksville. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 8 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Freddie Eddy II officiating. Following the services his request for cremation will be honored.
Published on April 18, 2017
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