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Gregory Steven Stumbo

Gregory Stumbo
Gregory Stumbo

Gregory “Greg” Steven Stumbo was born on January 1, 1959 in Columbus, Ohio, to JoAnn and Tim Stumbo. He passed away on September 4, 2021 in Leesburg, Florida after a brief illness.

Greg was a former police officer in Grayson, Kentucky. Greg served 30 years and retired from the Bureau of Federal Prisons. His career included service in Ashland, KY, Washington, D.C., Schuylkill County, PA, and Coleman, FL. He also owned a successful lawn business. In retirement, he was a partner and General Manager at Recycler’s Cross Dock in Leesburg, FL.

Greg was a familiar face around Leesburg. He was often found at Sonic buying ice, at Wawa for a snack, or hanging out with friends at Ramshackles or one of his favorite BBQ restaurants. Most often, he was found out and about in the community helping others. Everyone who knew Greg knew that he could provide anything you needed from the back of his truck.

Greg loved riding his Harley motorcycle. He loved playing poker, fishing, and NASCAR. He was an avid fan of the Kentucky Wildcats and enjoyed watching the games. In the last three years, he loved being a “GG” to his granddaughter.

Greg is preceded in death by his beloved Grandma Opal Butler, whose birthday was the day of Greg’s passing. Greg is survived by his wife, Kim Stumbo of Fruitland Park, FL; his children, Emily Stumbo DeVries (Caleb) of Tampa, FL and Steven Kylor Stumbo (Cassidy) of Clermont, FL; his granddaughter Aaliyah; and his parents Joann and Tim Stumbo of Grayson, KY, and his brother Timothy (Marrialana) of Grayson, KY; and many extended family members.

The Celebration of Life honoring Greg will be Thursday, September 9th, 2021 at Community United Methodist Church, 309 College Ave, Fruitland Park, FL 34731. Visitation with the family will be at 5pm, and the service will begin at 6pm. The family requests that all guests attending in person wear a mask while indoors.

The service will also be livestreamed for those unable to attend. The Youtube link to watch will be provided here prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family has requested that donations be made in memory of Greg to Children’s Home Network, an organization serving children in foster care, a cause that was near and dear to his heart. Give online or via mail here: https://www.childrenshomenetwork.org/donate-now

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