Everett D. DuMond
Grovetown, Ga. — Everett D. “Jing” DuMond, 86, of Grovetown, Ga., passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Westwood Nursing Facility, Evans, Ga.
Everett was born on May 23, 1926, in Sidney. He was the son of the late Alfred A. DuMond and Mary (Strangeway) DuMond. Everett attended Sidney Central School.
On April 5, 1958, Everett married Barbara Very in Montrose, Pa.
Everett, a World War II veteran, served in the United States Army 17th Armored Infantry Division from October 1944 to July 1946, in Germany.
For awhile after Jing returned from overseas, he tried a few traditional careers but found that he was most comfortable driving tractor trailer and continued driving until he retired in 2003.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Barbara DuMond; his children: Sandra DuMond, Timothy (Linda) DuMond, Judd (Leslie) DuMond, Alfred (Jane) DuMond, Ronald (Claudette) DuMond and Ira DuMond; as well as eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; many nieces, nephews; and his close K-9 companion, Duke.
Everett was predeceased by his son, Jeff C. DuMond; his parents, Alfred and Mary DuMond; his siblings and spouses: Clarence “Steve” DuMond, Harland and Virginia DuMond, Mildred and Louis Ruling, Cora and Clyde Olds, Hester and Clayton Olds, Harold and Iva DuMond, and Ella Mae DuMond DeMott; his father and mother-in-law, Allen and Stella Very; and his nieces, Jean DuMond Oakley and Violet Olds Bishop.
Jing valued and showed pride in his family. He helped to be a foundation and support for the DuMond Reunion which takes place three or four days every year since 1983. He relished a good discussion about patriotism and politics.
Friends are invited to call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Patty Wolff officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Unadilla.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to any veterans’ organization of one’s choice or to the USO.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.landersfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.