Originally Published: January 8, 2019 9:36 p.m.
Jon Gary Sumner, born on Aug. 27, 1940, to the late Ruth Sumner and the late Bill Sumner, passed away at age 78 on Jan. 6, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Jon was the loving husband of Shari. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Toni Sumner; and brother, Mike Sumner (Diana). Jon is survived by his son, Jon J. Sumner; daughters, Traci Sumner and Brenda Sumner (Barbie); sister, Judy King (Ron); and grandchildren, Tommy, CJ, Justin, Heather, Amber, and Sam. He also leaves behind his adored dog, Buddy.
Jon served as Fire Chief for the Walker Fire Dept. for over 20 years. He was an amazing mason.
He built custom fireplaces in Germany, Canada and all over the U.S. Jon’s hobbies were fishing, hunting, and ATV riding.
Friends and family members may attend the celebration of life on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 12-2 p.m., at Walker Fire Station, Walker, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Walker Fire Department, 5881 S. Walker Rd., Prescott, AZ 86303.
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