Delmar Harry “Hoot” Rumsey, 93, of Aurora, Ind., passed away Thursday June 7, 2018, in Milan, Ind.
Delmar was born June 6, 1925, in Aurora, Ind., son of the late Clarence and Della (Robbins) Rumsey.
He served his country as a member of the United States Navy during World War II. He worked as a farmer, mechanic, and drove a school bus for South Dearborn Community Schools for over 20 years. Hoot was a member of the Holman Christian Union Church, and a member of the Moores Hill American Legion. He enjoyed being a mechanic, and working on the farm.
He is survived by children, Angela Kay Turner of Milan, Ind., Teresa Ann Martin of Versailles, Ind., Robert William Rumsey of Aurora, Ind., and Rodney Gene Rumsey of Aurora, Ind.; sisters, Betty Seasongood of Connersville, Ind., and Ada Courter of Indianapolis, Ind.; 13 grandchildren and 25 plus great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of almost 60 years, Barbara J. (Hayhurst) Rumsey; daughter, Sue Vornheder; sons, Tony and Richard Rumsey; brothers, Louis Rumsey, Francis “Gene” Rumsey, and a sister, Evelyn Courter.
Friends were received Monday, June 11, 2018, at Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, Indiana. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Holman Christian Union Church, 12020 N. Hogan Road, Aurora, Indiana with Pastor Mike Addison officiating. Interment will follow in the Hogan Hill Cemetery, Aurora, Ind. Military graveside services will be conducted by members of local veterans service organizations.
Contributions may be made to the Relay for Life, Holman Christian Union Church or Hogan Hill Cemetery.
If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at 1-812-926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.