Ronald Gary Schrump

Ronald Gary “Pops” Schrump, 72, of Kill Devil Hills died at home November 9 of natural causes.  Ron was born in Tomahawk, Wisc. to the late Raymond and Ilene Schrump. He was also predeceased by former wife and son’s mother Almeda Schrump and by his wife Nancy Schrump, who died in 2013.

Ron was a proud US Army paratrooper serving in Vietnam.  For the past 40 years, Ron resided on the Outer Banks.  He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing.

Surviving are son Ray Schrump (Tracey); grandchildren Logan and Lily Schrump and one great-grandchild, all of Tennessee; step-granddaughter Madison Cashion of North Carolina; sister Vivian; brother Raymond, and his long-time companion, Margot of Kitty Hawk.

A viewing will be held at Gallop Memorial Chapel, MP 16 in Nags Head Thursday November 15 from 5- 7 pm. In accordance with Ron’s wishes, he will be cremated and interment will be private.

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements. www.gallopfuneralservices.com