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Rock Springs Evangelical Free Church
Friday August 28th, 2020

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Gregory Allen Rumler

Gregory Allen Rumler “Rummy”, 63, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020 at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on February 5, 1957, the son of Peggy Ann Perry. Rummy attended schools in Table Grove Illinois and he graduated from VIT High School. He was self-employed as welder for 40 years and owned a pawnshop for 20 years. Rummy was a member of the Rock Springs Evangelical Free Church. He loved his daughter and granddaughters very much and lived to make others happy. Rummy had a great sense of humor and he enjoyed spending his free time going to garage sales. He will be dearly missed. Survivors include his girlfriend Tammy Adams of Vernal, UT; daughter Marcy Rumler Sparks of Rock Springs, WY; brother Mike Rumler and wife Marla of Ipava, IL; grandchildren Hannah and Kiah Sparks; niece Marissa Rumler; and nephew Matthew Rumler. He was preceded in death by his mother Peggy, and sister Lean. Cremation will take place and a Celebration of Life will take place at 1:00 pm, Friday August 28, 2020 at the Rock Springs Evangelical Free Church, 125 Firestone Rd, Rock Springs, WY. Condolences may be left at www.foxfh.com

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Rummy was a great friend, would take the shirt off his back to warm a friend, he will be greatly missed by close friends and family. Heaven has a awesome welder now, R.I.P Greg.

Kyle W Rawlings Aug 29 2020 7:17 PM

I remember Rummy fondly from my time working with him at Black Butte Coal Company where he was a member of what we refered to as "the bull crew". His crew was responsible for getting equipment back in the dirt as soon as possible when it went down. I worked in the shop and later on the Dragline crew. One afternoon when we showed up on the pad at Dragline one which was down and they were preparing to do some boom work I was sent up to see if they needed any help. There was Rummy hanging on with one hand and swinging a 20 pound sledge hammer with the other trying to free a pin. Now Rummy had been fired the day before for sleeping or something minor I don't remember what. I said "hey I thought you were fired" and he looked at me and with a great big grin said "one day a zero the next a hero" and went right back to hammering on that pin. I have used that line myself over the last 30 past years.

Britt Cornman Aug 28 2020 10:40 AM