Obituary of Rodney Lum
Graveside services for Rodney Lum, age 92, of Athens, AL, formerly of Woodland will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Terry Eason officiating and Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 PM on Friday, January 6, 2023.
Mr. Lum passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022, at Athens Limestone Hospital in Athens, AL.
Survivors include: two daughters, Barbara Dembinski (Kevin) of Stewart, FL, and Cynthia Frost (Alonzo) of Huntsville, AL; one son, Robert Lum (Lynda) of Savannah, GA; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A Summit, New Jersey native, Mr. Lum was born on December 14, 1930, the son of Carleton Tuttle and Edna Sofia Pihlman Lum. He was Christian by faith and worked as a professional engineer for Gruman Aerospace in Bethpage, NY for 33 years before retiring. After retirement, Mr. Lum moved to Woodland with his wife and was a member of the local volunteer fire department and masonic lodge, where he served as treasurer in both organizations. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Stella Mote Lum.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any memorials be made to Providence Baptist Church in Mr. Lum’s memory.