Rachel R. Gum, 83, of Buckeye, was born March 4, 1894, and died September 24, 1977, in Doctor’s Hospital, Massillon,
Ohio. She was the daughter of the late James Renick and Minnie Smith Ruckman, of Mill Point.
On April 23, 1913, she was united in marriage to Charles E. Gum of Green Bank, who preceded her in death November
30, 1975.
Surviving are two daughters, Kathleen Robbins, Capitol Heights, MD; Ruth Ruckman, Buckeye; three sons, Charles W,
Middletown, OH, Alfred R, Buckeye, Max L, Massillion, OH; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, and many
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary L. Ruckman and Leah E. Boggs.
She was a member of Marvin Chapel Methodist Church. Services were held on Tuesday, at 11 a.m. at the VanReenen
Funeral Home, by the Rev. Virgil Hornbeck and Rev. Q. R. Arbogast. Interment in Arbovale Cemetery.