Title: U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 (database)
Publication: citing Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Master File
Note: Publication: The Charleston Gazette Published: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 Headline: Howard Calvin Ullum Howard Calvin Ullum, 86, of Charleston passed away Aug. 28, 2001, at his home. Born May 24, 1915, in Kanawha Falls, he was the son of the late James Ellsworth and Nettie Lee Watkins Ullum. He was also preceded in death by: brothers, Elmont Watkins Ullum and James Paul Ullum; grandson, Thomas Calvin Ullum Jr.; great-granddaughter, Zoie Katded Duke Anrina Abel. Mr. Ullum received a chemical engineering degree from West Virginia University, where he graduated with Tau Beta Pi engineering honors. He was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon social fraternity. He retired as corporate distribution manager from Union Carbide and Carbon Chemical Company in 1977 after 40 years of service. While employed with Union Carbide during World War II, he was involved in the initial startup of a chemical plant in Louisville, Ky. Later, he and two other department heads were selected to oversee the establishment of plant operations at the Union Carbide Institute facility, near Charleston. He was a former president and charter member of the Cross Lanes Lions Club and was an avid tennis player, winning many tournaments. He was active in the schools, his church, visiting shut-ins and Gideons International, where he participated in a jail ministry for many years. He was civic minded all of his life and made many significant contributions. He was an active member of Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston, for 60 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and was known for his strong faith, his integrity and generosity. He will be missed by many. On Aug. 23, 1941, he married Ernestine Riley Jenkins, his wife of 60 years, who survives. He is also survived by: sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Calvin and Patricia of Jacksonville, Fla., John Stephen and Susan of Louisville, Ky.; daughter and son-in-law, Susan Elsa and Robert Gleason of Valparaiso, Ind.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston, with Dr. Keith Clarke and the Rev. Reggie Rowell officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes. Friends may call from 5 to...
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