Mitchell Stump, 55 - Ravenswood

Mitchell Stump, born May 10, 1957, at the age of 55, left this life on November 26, 2012 following a short illness at CAMC Memorial hospital.

He was a son of Zella Stump. He is survived by his wife of 31 years Tamela "Tammy" Robinson Stump, son Jonah Mitchell Stump and daughter Kasey Tamela Stump of Ravenswood, WV and two grandchildren Miley Ann Stump and Rilyn Nichole Stump.

Additional surviving family includes sisters Helen Lou Wilson and Karen (Ronzel) Boothe. Uncle Leon Stump and Aunt Ella (John Wilber) Elliot. In-laws, Vinton and Mary Jane Robinson, Deb (Rusty) Hern, Timothy (Bea) Robinson, Terry (Tim) Hickman and Brenda (Randy) Ball, life-long friends Lorous and Elah (Mae) Gainer Roberts and many other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his mother Zella Stump; uncles Brent, Milford, Denver, Deward and Loren Stump; aunts Lelah Leach, Leta Boatright and Arlene Hicks.

He worked at various employments including B.F. Goodrich, Garland's Grocery, Smith's Exxon, Grantsville Foodland, Bob Yoak Ford, Barberton Recon, Glenville Ford, Ravenswood Aluminum and currently at Ronald Lane, Inc. He also worked at the Glenville Foodland where he met his wife in 1980.

Mitchell was a member of the Enon Baptist Church and Grantsville Fire Department and was a Calhoun High School graduate, class of 1975.

Hobbies included vehicle restoration, car shows, hunting and community service activities such as building handicap ramps and mowing yards for the elderly and he volunteered many hours of his working skills helping others.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday December 1, 2012 at the Stump Funeral Home in Grantsville with Rev. Ken Miller, Rev. Tim Hickman and Rev. Alfred Hickman officiating.

Gathering of family and friends will be from 6:00-9:00 pm on Friday November 30th and from 9:00 am-1:00 pm Saturday prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Clayton Stump Cemetery.

Mitchell having the love for antique vehicles and in celebration of his life, there will be a car show beginning at 9:00 am on Saturday at the Stump Funeral Home parking lot in Grantsville.

The antique cars will proceed in the funeral procession to the Clayton Stump Cemetery on Zekes Run off of Russett Road.