Obituary: Bryon Scott Tumey

December 9, 1964 – August 24, 2022

Bryon Scott Tumey, 57, of Bedford, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at his residence.

Born December 9, 1964, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of John Tilford and Carolyn Mae (Pridemore) Tumey. He married Becky Deckard on April 27, 1985, and she survives. He was a waste-water plant maintenance worker for the City of Bedford.

Survivors include his wife, Becky, of Bedford; his parents; a son, Jeremy Tumey and wife, Emily, of Bedford; three grandchildren, Gracie Riggs-Sollman, Carter Sollman, and Asher Tumey; a sister, Karen Butler and husband, Jerry, of Mitchell; nieces, Kalee and Kylee Butler; niece, Tiffany Deckard and husband, Donny; great niece and nephews, Alicia, Tyson, and Cory; his dog, Izzy.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, Gene and Linda Deckard; a brother-in-law, Michael Joe Deckard; grandparents, Bob and Wilma Pridemore and John and Evelyn Tumey.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 29th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Roger Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the Spice Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 28th and from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Monday, August 29th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be made in Bryon’s memory to Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services or Spice Valley Baptist Church.

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