Roy F. KUMMER Obituary

Date of Death:

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Funeral Home:

Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home
307 South Palm Avenue
Palatka, Florida, UNITED STATES



Roy F. Kummer, age 83, of Palatka, died Saturday September 19,

2009. He was a native and life-long resident of Palatka and a

member of St. Monica Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

He was a U.S. Army & U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and had

retired as a Sergeant with the National Guard. He retired after 35

years as a supervisor with Southern Bell and he had also previously

worked with W.W. Tilton, Oliver & Garrett and the Coca Cola Bottling

Plant in Palatka. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was preceded

in death by his brother, Ed Kummer and a brother-in-law, Tommy


He is survived by his wife of 59 years,

Martha Kummer of Palatka; 2 sons, Duane Kummer & wife, Sherri of

Palatka and Dwight Kummer & wife, Carla of Orlando; brother, Hugo

Kummer & wife, Gerry of Sarasota; sisters, Margaret Mills & husband,

Ed, and Mary Dobbs, all of Palatka; 6 grandchildren, Brandi Kummer,

Robert Kummer, Tabitha Priester & husband, Wade, Francina Kummer,

Blake Kummer, and Brandon Kummer; 2 great-grandchildren, Sarah Grace

Priester and Herbert Wade “Trey” Priester, III, along with many

nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday September 23rd

at the Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka with Rev. Michael

Hudson, Austin Tilton, Judge Eugene Eastmoore and Peter Schmidt

officiating. Burial will follow in Palatka Memorial Gardens with

the U. S. Army conducting full military honors. In celebration of

his life a memorial video will be shown. Friends may call Tuesday

from 5:30 - 7:30 P.M. at the Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in


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