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Wesley R. Tumey, 73, of Vincennes, passed away Sunday April 28, 2019 with his family at his bedside. Wes was born May 12, 1945 in Vincennes, IN the son of Wesley Oren and Clara Rose McGavic Tumey. Wes served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, he worked for the Vincennes School Corporation and he drove a bus for the school. He married Mary M. Sanders on March 17, 1978. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and gun collector. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Mary M. Tumey, his sons, Scott Michael Tumey and his wife Andrea of Vincennes, Dustin Ray Tumey of Vincennes, and Thea Bond, and her husband Terry of Union City, TN. Wesley O. “Duke” Tumey Smith of Illinois. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, his sisters, Ann Painter of Vincennes, Doris Mastro, and her husband Frank of Dennison, IL, Barbara Tumey of Vincennes, Judy Swope of Huntingburg, IN and Mary Merryman, and her husband Harold of Washington, IN.
Wes was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Matthew Tumey.
The public is invited to attend a gravesite service on Friday May 10, 2019 at 11:00 that will be held at the Memorial Park Cemetery. He will be laid to rest next to his son. Military honors will be presented by the All Weather Firing Squad. Memorial contributions may be made to Vincennes Community School Corp for the Special Needs Children.
Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist the Tumey Family during their time of loss
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Vincennes, IN 47591
Vincennes, IN 47591