Christopher Jon Rummé, 1975

Spring 2019 (May 16, 2019)

Christopher Jon Rummé, 1975

Christopher Jon Rummé, 65, passed away May 26, 2018, at the CarePartners Solace Center in Asheville, N.C.

He is preceded in death by his father, Delbert Charles Rummé ‘57; mother, Sylvia Grace Robin, and brother, Joel Rummé ‘80.

Christopher was an avid reader and writer of poetry. He was a master potter and lifelong craftsman. His works include painting, jewelry, sculptures, mobiles, and a variety of experimental clay pieces. Christopher was a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild since 1981.

Surviving Christopher is his son, Florian Rummé; and wife, Emmalee Thompson of Asheville, N.C.; daughter, Demetria Rummé and husband, Joshua Dray, of Asheville, N.C.; brothers: Daigaku Rummé ’72 and wife, Kathleen, of St. Louis. Paul Rummé and wife, Ziyi, of Nagoya, Japan, Philip Rummé ‘79 and wife, Mary Lentz, of Dayton, OH; sisters, Martha (Rummé) Werth ‘73 and husband, Jay, of Columbia, S.C., Sarah Rummé- Nishida and husband, Taka Nishida, of Nagoya, Japan; grandchildren: Rowan Rummé, Levon Dray, and Gladys Dray all of Asheville, N.C.

Christopher was a deeply thoughtful and loving man. His contributions to the crafts and subtle observations will be remembered of fondly and missed dearly. Condolences can be made to the family at