Calvin “Eugene” Stump
Calvin “Eugene” Stump, age 74, of Lockwood, Missouri died Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Landmark Hospital in Joplin, Missouir, as a result of COVID 19 side effects. He fought hard for 94 days to recover from COVID 19, but lost his battle.
He is survived by his wife Connie of 53 years of marriage; his daughter Tammy (Jon) Engle of Liberal, Missouri; his son Darren Stump of Lockwood, Missouri; nine grandchildren: Cody Wright, Jason, Cassie and Jackson Engle, Justin and Katelyn Stump and Hunter, Landon and Avery Stump; eight great grandchildren: Addie, Bentley, Lanie and Oliver Engle, Connor, Carter, Chase and Cason Gomez. In addition, he is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Faye Stump, his sister, Juanita Rookstool, and a brother, Robert Stump; a daughter, Kathy Stump and a son, Kevin Stump.
He was a draftsman at Horton Engineering and Finley Engineering as well as McNally’s in Pittsburg, Kansas. In 1972, he went to work for the Barton County Electric. He started farming full time in 1978 and farmed with his brother and father. He served on the Produce Exchange in Golden City for 20 years and was on the road board for Cedar Township for 19 years and served as the Dade County Western Commissioner for four years.
Eugene had a passion for row cropping, raising cattle and living the country life. He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Lamar. If the church doors were open, he was usually there. He loved his Lord and Savior with his big heart.
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Lamar First Baptist Church with burial to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Contributions are suggested and made payable to First Baptist Church Building Fund or American Cancer Society in care of Daniel Funeral Home, 1201 Broadway Street, Lamar, MO 64759.
Condolences may be shared at www.dfhlamar.com.
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