CHURUBUSCO — Nicholas D. Gump, 38, of Churubusco, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at his home.
He was born on November 8, 1979, to John and Annette (Messmann) Gump. He spent his formative years in Churubusco and graduated from Churubusco High School in 1999.
He attended Pine Hills Church, Fort Wayne. He was an avid Detroit Loins, Cincinnati Reds and IU Basketball fan.
Nick loved spending time with his children. They liked to go fishing, camping, and Friday night when they would watch MacGyver and Hawaii 5-O and enjoy snacks together. His son Tyler will remember his dad watching him play football and going back to the park to watch him play baseball. He will also remember playing football and baseball in the back yard. Raegan will remember him watch her dance and making slime and telling silly jokes. She will also remember going to the father-daughter dance with her dad.
Nicholas is survived by his son, Tyler Gump; his daughter, Raegan Gump; his parents John and Annette Gump; a sister, Laura (Chris) Cook; two brothers, Adam (Jenn Schott) Gump and Bret Gump; many aunts and uncles and several cousins; and his loyal dog, Piper.
Calling will take place at Pine Hills Church, Fort Wayne, today from 5-7 p.m. Services will begin at 7 p.m.
Memorials are to Nicholas Gump Children’s Education Fund.
Online condolences may be left at www.sheetsandchilds.com.