Born December 14, 1943 in Sayre, George “Sonny” Bump was a son of the late Clifford and Lottie (Heeman) Bump. He attended Towanda Schools. Most recently George was employed as a bartender. He worked at Our Place Tavern in Monroeton and previously at Tiny Tavern and the Brick Hotel.
Sonny was married to the former Viola Scott who passed away in 2010. He was a member of the LeRoy Independent Baptist Church. Sonny had a friendly, easy-going nature but he also was competitive. He was an avid bowler, enjoyed fishing, playing cards and pitching horse shoes.
Surviving are his children; Daniel (Billie Jo) Barr of Towanda and Misty Bump of Troy, his stepchildren; Rose Nudd of Luthers Mills and Robert L. Scott of Niagara Falls, several grandchildren and great grandchildren, brothers and sisters; Clifford Bump of Towanda, Paul (Linda) Bump and Sherry (Joey) Vincent all of Monroeton and Marty (Dollie) Qualman of Phoenix, AZ, several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Pastor Ron Bly and Pastor Rob Scott officiated a memorial service in celebration of Sonny’s life 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at The LeRoy Independent Baptist Church. Burial will be in East Canton Cemetery at a later date. Those who wish may consider a memorial to the American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St. Williamsport, PA 17701. Share memories and condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com