Gary E. Sumner, 59, of Florence, died Thursday at St. Luke Hospital in Marion.
He was born May 20, 1955, to Robert J. and Shirley E. (Perras) Sumner in North Adams, Massachusetts. He married Sharon K. Davis on Dec. 2, 1978.
He was a machine operator for Agco Corporation.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon, of Florence; son, Kyle, of Peabody; father, Robert Sumner, of Florida, Massachusetts; eight siblings; and two grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place. Private family services are arranged with Zeiner Funeral Home of Marion.