Champ C. Zumbrun, a retired sergeant major in the state police and a retired executive at the Sykesville plant of the Westinghouse Electric Corp., died Tuesday of heart disease at his home in Manchester. He was 78.
Services for Mr. Zumbrun will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Eckhardt funeral establishment in Manchester.
He retired in 1977 after 10 years as safety manager at the Westinghouse plant. Before that, he served 27 years with the state police, mostly in Westminster, and retired from the department in 1967.
The Hampstead native was a former member of the Manchester Town Council.
He belonged to the Trinity United Church of Christ in Manchester.
A member of the Westminster Lodge of the Elks, Mr. Zumbrun was a former master of the Lebanon Lodge of the Masons and belonged to the Scottish Rite and Boumi Temple, where he was a member of the Director's Staff and a former president of the Western Maryland Shrine Club.
He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Leister; two sons, Ronald L. Zumbrun of Upperco and Jeffrey M. Zumbrun of Westminster; two sisters, Minnie V. Shaffer of Manchester and Aldie R. Spratt of Federalsburg; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.