Richard Farrar Stump, 88 of Hockessin, DE passed away peacefully
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Sunday, February 21, 2021, at home surrounded by family.
Born in Apple Farm, WV, on March 7, 1932, he was the son of the late Hoy
Roy and Nelsa Farrar Stump.
Dick attended Calhoun County High School in Grantsville, WV where he
enjoyed playing football and was a member of the All-State team his Junior
and Senior Years. After which he attended West Virginia University and
received a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry. Dick proudly served in the United
States Marine Corps where he received an Honorable Discharge.
Dick’s true passion was “making sawdust” as well as many other crafts
including sewing and working with leather. All of which he continued to do
after his retirement from the U.S Department of Agriculture and the State of
Nevada up until shortly before his passing.
He is survived by three daughters, Shonet Marshall of Arkansas, Jackie
Belvin of Oklahoma, and Ashley McGuire of Delaware as well as three
granddaughters and one great-granddaughter. He is also survived by his
caregiver “his Rock” Alice M. Stump.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O.
Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516. WoundedWarriorProject.org.
Visitation will be held at Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville, WV on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. followed by a graveside service at Bethlehem Cemetery. Masks and social distancing are required. Online condolences may be expressed at www.stumpfuneralhomes.com