|STEVEN R. DRUMM
HORNELL-Steven R. Drumm, 63, of County Route 68 (Crosby Creek Road), died unexpectedly Friday morning (March 18, 2016) at Guthrie Troy Community Hospital in Troy, Pa. following a short illness.
Born at the former Bethesda Community Hospital in North Hornell on March 23, 1952, he was a son of the late Robert L. and Alice M. (Jackson) Drumm.
Steve was employed for many years for the NYSDOT in Hornell, retiring in 1987. In addition to his state employment, he also worked with his father for many years as a mechanic in the family business, Drumm’s Garage on the Crosby Creek Road; Steve took the business over after the death of his Dad in 1985 and operated the business until 2010.
A true outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and especially a good game of golf. He and his family was responsible for over 20 years of running the “Lucky 13” Golf Tournament at the 6S golf course in Angelica, N.Y. He also enjoyed repairing motor vehicles in his garage.
Steve is survived by his spouse, Vicki; his two daughters, Melissa and Tracy both of Hornell; his two loving brothers, Richard (Marcia) Drumm of Syracuse and Thomas Drumm of Hornell; his loving sister, Deborah (Bruce) Jackson of Dansville; his one very special grandson, Benny also of Hornell. He is also survived by a niece, four nephews and one great-nephew; also two step-daughters, Stephanie and Chris Wilson; two brothers-in-law, Terry and Ed Gibson; his sister-in-law, Shari Anderson; his father-in-law, Junior Gibson as well as his three aunts, many cousins and many wonderful friends and neighbors.
In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by his niece, Emily in 1986 and his loving companion for many years, his Lab, Ginger, in 2014.
The Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell is honored to serve the family of Steven R. Drumm.
To honor his wishes there will be no calling hours, but at a later date there will be a memorial service and celebration of Steve’s life. Interment will be in Rural Cemetery, Hornell.
Steve’s family would like to thank all the teams and staff members at Strong Memorial Hospital ICU Trauma Center in Rochester and the doctors and his health care team at Guthrie Troy Community Hospital in Troy, Pa. for the wonderful and diligent care he has received the last several months.
At Steve’s request, those wishing may contribute in his memory to the Hornell Area Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, N.Y. 14843.
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