Odis D. Rumsey

Odis D. Rumsey


Passed: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Funeral: Saturday, January 7, 2023

Birth Date: Saturday, December 15, 1928
Age: 94
Location: Greer, SC

Odis Daniel Rumsey, 94, passed away January 3, 2023.

A native of Greer, son of the late Daniel Matthew and Leona Gailey Rumsey, he served as a U.S. Marine during the Korean War and later joined the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

Mr. Rumsey was a retired employee of United States Postal Service, and a charter member and former deacon of Riverside Baptist Church.


Surviving are his wife, Sara Smith Rumsey of the home; two daughters, Loretta Rumsey of the home and Angie Sisk (Tony) of Taylors; one son, Michael Rumsey (Dottie) of Mt. Pleasant; two brothers, Melvin Rumsey of Greer and Harold Rumsey (Marguerite) of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two sisters, Betty Jung of Fort Wayne, Ind.,and Shelby Jean Knighton of Duncan; six grandchildren, Hunter Sisk (Jordan), Parker Sisk (Kelly), Patrick Rumsey (Christina), Justin Rumsey, Aaron Rumsey (Haleigh), and Sierra Bates; and six great-grandchildren, Karlee, Huntly, Adelyn, Lucas, Kynson, and Chandler.

He was predeceased by one son, Joey Randall Rumsey.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2023, at Riverside Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Chris Jackson and Dr. Jerry White.

Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be held 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2023, at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to Riverside Baptist Church, 1249 S. Suber Rd., Greer, South Carolina 29650 or Greer Cops for Tots c/o Syl Syl Toy Drive, 104 Overbrook Dr., Greer, South Carolina 29650.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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