Ronald Clum

Ronald A. Clum

1935 - 2020

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Walton- Ronald A. Clum, 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 3, 2020. Born April 9, 1935 in Roxbury, NY, he was a son of the late Arthur and Helen Brainard Clum. Ronald proudly served in the United States Army from 1955-1958. He then went on to work for 21 years at Breakstone’s. Ronald loved NASCAR and the NY Yankees. He would often travel the country with his wife and mother in law (Helen Webster) and to Tennessee to visit his granddaughter (Kimberly). Most of all he was a loving father, grandfather and friend who will be missed greatly by all. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Pauline M. Clum; it was a loving union of 56 years until her passing on November 7, 2019; his brothers, Arthur, Ray and George Clum. Ronald is survived by his daughters, Debbie Bush of Delhi and Bonnie Brown (Patrick) of Bainbridge; sister, Arlene Anderson of Nebraska; grandchildren, Leann Bush (David), Nikki Utter (Kyle) and Kimberly Brown (Lisa); great grandchildren, Aiden Bush, Jadynne Utter and several nieces and nephews as well as Laurie Anderson his care giver. Ronald will be laid to rest at Walton Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations in Ronald’s memory may be made to The American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington Virginia, 22215. Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of hope and comfort for Ronald’s family, please visit

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A graveside servive to celebrate Ronald's life will be held at Walton Cemetery in the spring at a day and time to be announced.