Paul E. Drummond, 85, of Clarksburg, died at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at his home. He was born on April 18, 1933, in Williamsport, the son of the late Lloyd Benjamin and Margie Daugherty Drummond. On November 21, 1954 he married the former Louise Mae Clark, who preceded him in death on February 4, 2015, having celebrated 60 years of marriage.
Paul is survived by four children, Donald (Susan) Drummond, Jerald (Lou Ann) Drummond, Susan (Matt) Glandon, all of Clarksburg, Karen (Jay) Pawloski of Beverly, numerous foreign exchange students including Bernadette James Eggington of Darwin Australia, nine grandchildren, Jennifer (Nathan) Huff, Matt (Theresa) Drummond, Justin (Cassidy) Drummond, Patricia (Sam) Drummond, Andrew Drummond, Jessica (Blake) Pottmeyer, Jillian Pawloski, Jacqueline Pawloski, Megan Glandon, eight great-grandchildren, Madeline and Mason Huff, Hallie and Hayes Drummond, Estella, Pike, and Calum Drummond, Braylin Pottmeyer, his faithful dog, companion, and the baby of the family, Ollie, and all of his extended family. Paul was preceded in death by one brother, David C. (Marabel) Drummond.
Paul was a 1951 graduate of Clarksburg High School. He was a lifelong farmer in Pickaway and Ross Counties and lived all his life in Deercreek Township. Paul was a member of the Clarksburg United Methodist Church, and attended the Pontius United Methodist Church, Circleville. He was a 60-year member of the Clarksburg Grange, and a member of both Pickaway and Ross County Farm Bureaus. Paul was a 4H member for 10 years and served as a 4H advisor. He was a member of the Hart-Parr-Oliver Collectors Association, Buckeye Oliver Collectors, and Pickaway County Cattlemen’s Association. He was a Funk’s G Seed Dealer, and part owner of Scioto Oliver Incorporated, Chillicothe.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in the Pontius United Methodist Church, Circleville with Rev. John Ash officiating. Burial will follow in Muhlenberg Cemetery, Darbyville. Friends and family are invited to visit with the Drummond family in the EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, Frankfort on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. A Grange service will be held at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Paul’s name are suggested to National Church Residences Hospice, 681 E. Third St., Waverly OH, 45690, Clarksburg Alumni Association, c/o Barb Richards, 9090 State Route 207, Clarksburg OH 43115, OR the Ross County 4H Foundation, 475 Western Ave, Suite F, Chillicothe OH 45601.