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Tony Allan Sump, 72, Randolph, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka.

The family provided some of the following information.

He was born on Aug. 1, 1941 in Manhattan, the son of Wesley Allan and Marie Kay (Nanninga) Sump.

On Sept. 15, 1961 in Peach Grove, he was married to Sharon Louise Nelson.  She survives of the home.

Tony was a farmer and truck driver.  He was a member of the Randolph United Methodist Church, OOIDA Trucker’s Association and the NRA.  He enjoyed building things by welding and he enjoyed playing cards and being in his garden, growing tomatoes, peppers, sweet corn, okra and many other vegetables.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Staci Ankerholz and husband Lance of Topeka, Gina Suther and husband Dan of Westmoreland and Tanae Sump-McLean and husband Charles of Mooresville, N.C.; one brother, Jerry Sump and wife Penny of Cincinnati; two sisters, Kay Fritz and husband Max of Manhattan and Julie Stutheit and husband Mark, of Manhattan; his step father, Art Wille of Wamego; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Randolph United Methodist Church with the Rev. Cathryn “Cat” Love and the Rev. Garrett Kennedy officiating.  Respect calls may be made anytime Friday at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, where the family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in the Randolph Fancy Creek Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for the Randolph United Methodist Church and for Terry C. Johnson for Basic Cancer Research.  Memorial contributions may be left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

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