William Sumsion Obituary

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William George Sumsion

September 20, 1925 - June 21, 2014
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William George Sumsion of Culpeper, VA died on June 21, 2014. George was raised in Litchfield, CT by his parents, Ella and William Sumsion. In his junior year of high school he enlisted in the Navy to serve in WWII as a signalman in the North Sea. After the War, he married his high school sweetheart Roberta Ongley and they moved to East Hartford, CT and raised their family. George worked until his retirement at Aetna Life and Casualty in Hartford, CT. In retirement they chose to move to the Blue Ridge Mountain area of Virginia and after Roberta's death, George moved to Culpeper, VA and made his final home at the Culpeper Baptist...
William George Sumsion of Culpeper, VA died on June 21, 2014.

George was raised in Litchfield, CT by his parents, Ella and William Sumsion. In his junior year of high school he enlisted in the Navy to serve in WWII as a signalman in the North Sea. After the War, he married his high school sweetheart Roberta Ongley and they moved to East Hartford, CT and raised their family. George worked until his retirement at Aetna Life and Casualty in Hartford, CT. In retirement they chose to move to the Blue Ridge Mountain area of Virginia and after Roberta's death, George moved to Culpeper, VA and made his final home at the Culpeper Baptist Retirement Community.

George was a generous, kind and decent man who was hard working and possessed a wonderful sense of humor. He was an exemplary dad, co-worker and husband.

George leaves his loving family: Leslie Suitor and husband George of Ellington; Nancy Donegan of Alexandria, VA; Susan Cleary and husband Todd of Chadds Ford, PA; Tracy Remley and husband Rod of Wilder, KY; Robert Sumsion of Enfield, CT; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He was predeceased by Roberta Ongley Sumsion, infant son, William Jay Sumsion and second wife Virginia Moore Sumsion.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Rapidan; PO Box 1715; Culpeper, VA 22701.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 6:00p.m. in the chapel of Clore-English Funeral Home with Dr. Rev. R. Wayne Bernardo conducting the service. Burial will be in the Culpeper National Cemetery.

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