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Alston McBride Gum, Jr.
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Obituary for Alston McBride Gum, Jr.

Alston McBride Gum, Jr., 79, of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away on February 26, 2018.

He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy for over 20 years. He could fix anything and was a master craftsman. He loved being outside working in his yard and bird watching. He took great pride in his home and loved his family with all his heart. He will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Anna Gum; brother, Mike Gum; daughter, Christina King and her husband, Bob; son, Greg Corbin and his wife, Arlene; granddaughters, Renee King, Michelle Jefferson and her husband, Ryan, Erica Corbin and Madeline Corbin; great grandchildren, Parker Jefferson and Audrey Jefferson; and sister-in-law, Christina Heddrich and her daughters, Gesine Heddrich and Melanie Vanderroost and family.

Funeral service will be private. Memorial donations can be made to Ocean Park or Davis Corner Rescue Squad. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel assisting the family. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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Services are private.

Memorial Contribution

Ocean Park Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad

Post Office Box 5545
Virginia Beach, VA 23471

Davis Corner Volunteer Rescue Squad

Post Office Box 68785
Virginia Beach, VA 23471

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