Sherman Stump Jr.
Sherman Henry Stump Jr., 79, of Glenns Ferry, passed away at his home on Nov. 1, 2009.
A viewing will be held at the Glenns Ferry LDS Church on Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. with funeral services following at 11 a.m. Burial will be at the Glenn Rest Cemetery in Glenns Ferry. Arrangements are by Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.
Sherman was born to Sherman and Beatrice Stump on Aug. 24, 1930, in Gooding, Idaho. While in high school, Sherman was a boxer and enjoyed making violins with his grandfather. He graduated from Gooding High School in 1948.
At the age of 18, Sherman began driving truck. In 1950, he moved to Nampa and drove truck for Home Dairies, Meadow Gold, Lucky Lager, Eddyıs Bread, Dick Stiehl, Crane Farms, and finally for Allen Noble (Farm Development Corporation).
He lived in Bruneau and Hammett before moving to Glenns Ferry in 1970. Sherman married Lillian Shupe on June 27, 1959, in Boise, and they were later sealed for time and all eternity on Dec. 6, 1975, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.
Sherman enjoyed working, farming, driving truck, tinkering in his shop, hunting, and fishing with his children and grandchildren. He loved watching sports. Sherman was an avid antique collector of John Deere, Garfield, and Dale Earnhardt memorabilia. He loved his Boston terrier dogs.
Sherman is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lillian and his children: Sandy Orton (C. Monte), Sue Ellis (Skip Vetten), Linda Hansen (Tracy), Russell Stump (Kimberly), Sheryle Warner (Les), Dale Stump (Molly), Chuck Stump (Sandy), Krissy Messick (Joe), and Clay Stump. He is honored by his grandchildren: Linsi Pettigrew, Jamie Hansen, Jennifer Hansen, Megan Flint, Sarah Morin, Coleman Hansen, MaKenna Warner, Taylor Stump, Jackson Stump, Patrick Stump, Maisey Warner, Baby Messick, and great-grandson Wyatt Pettigrew. He is also survived by two sisters: Pauline Jackson of Gooding and Mary Moran of Boise. He was preceded in death by his parents Sherman and Beatrice, a sister Shirley Holderby, and a son Sherman Patrick Stump.