Paul Duncan Hummel, age 82, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at his residence.
Paul was born on April 6, 1940 in Syracuse, the son of the late Paul and Elizabeth Duncan Hummel.
Paul married Bobbie Jean Simmons in Mount Airy, NC on June 7, 1975. In June 1980 they became the parents of three boys, Marc, Scott and Todd Hummel.
Surviving are Bobbie Hummel, Todd Hummel of Chocowinity, NC, Marc Hummel, Bronx, NY, Scott and Jen Hummel (grandchildren Madelyn and Alexander) Rome, NY and sister Andrea Hummel, Canastota, NY.
Paul graduated from Vernon, Verona, Sherrill High School and Colgate University. Following graduation he enlisted in the Army and received his commission in May 1964. The next 2 plus years were spent in Germany as a Platoon Leader and Staff Officer. For his service in Germany he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.
Leaving the active Army in December, 1966, began work in the agriculture equipment business with International Harvester Company. He held various management positions for the next 45 years. As a member of a product team he was involved with several new product introductions namely, the Axial Flow Combine, The Magnum and Maxxum Tractor lines.
Member of the First United Methodist Church, Washington, North Carolina.
Member of American Legion Post #230, Sherrill, New York.
Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, Oneida, New York.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service is honored to assist the Hummel family.