RIP George Sumner 4/10/1937 — 26/01/2018

George Sumner in 2011 when he was awarded his life membership certificate by Tony Gray.

Paul Webb phoned me yesterday to let me know the sad news that George Sumner passed away in hospital on Friday night (26th January 2018).

George was one of the longest continuous members of the club having joined in 1983 . He was awarded life membership in 2011: Life membership for George Sumner


Update (2nd Feb): George’s funeral will be held next Friday (9th Feb) at 10am at Bowra & O’Dea Cannington (corner of George St West and Albany Hwy): https://bowraodea.com.au/notice/29217/

3 thoughts on “RIP George Sumner 4/10/1937 — 26/01/2018

  1. Uncle George was as humble and generous, as he was grumpy. George ignited my love of model trains 50 years ago, something that has never left me. Although we lost touch in the last few years, I sorely miss having coffee and discussing trains, buses etc with Uncle George.

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