Jeffrey William Daum

January 27, 1959 ‒ June 13, 2020

Marion, Ohio

Jeffrey William Daum, age 61, of Marion, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at his home after a lengthy battle with Multiple Sclerosis.

Jeff was born in Marion, Ohio on January 27, 1959 to Jack Daum and Judy A. (Evans) Daum.  He attended Pleasant High School where he excelled at basketball and was the President of the Student Body.  Shortly after graduating, Jeff drove his Corvette to Texas and worked in the oil business.

After returning to Marion, Jeff started his lifelong career at The Whirlpool Corporation where he worked as the warehouse coordinator for more than 20 years. In younger years, Jeff enjoyed playing basketball and volleyball and bowled a 300 in dedication of his father’s untimely death. He also enjoyed traveling across the United States and Canada and could be found cheering on the Buckeyes.

Being a man of faith, Jeff was a long time member of Epworth United Methodist Church in Marion; here, he married Kathy Louise Searls on May 23, 2003.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Kathy; mother, Judy; daughters, Andrea Marie Daum and Kaitlyn Nichole Daum; sister, Jill Pinnick of Okeechobee, Fl.; and canine companions, Buckie and Gracie.

Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Jack Daum.

Visitation will be held at Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel on Monday, June 15, 2020 from 4 until 7 pm.  A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 11am with Rev. David Hoffman officiating.  Burial will follow in Marion Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in Jeff’s honor to Ohio Health Hospice for the wonderful care they provided or The Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel is honored to serve Jeff’s family.  Online condolences may be expressed by visiting

  • You all have our great sympathy, Since we are out of town, we will be praying with you and for you on Monday and Tuesday. It was an honor to be one of the pastors who attended to Jeff. Rev. Kiger

  • To the family we are sorry about your loss. RIP Jeff.

    We remain,
    John and Kay Coder

  • Jeff & I went way back to elementary school. Oh I remember him fondly. He was a very handsome young man and all the girls chased him on the playground! May the Lord comfort you all….I am so sorry for your loss. Lori (Bailey) Sorth.

  • I went to school with Jeff. He was such a great, friendly and funny guy. I am so sorry for your loss. Deepest condolences to you and your family.

  • It was an honor to have know Jeff, Kathy and Kaitlyn and share the neighborhood with the family. Judy, working and socializing with you as we were part of a couple clubs. I’m here to be of any assistance you may need. Jill, long time no see, but I’m glad you are enjoying the sunny days of Fl. May all find peace in the happy memories you have shared prior to Jeff’s passing. God bless. Carol

  • Prayers and love being sent to the entire Daum family. So very sorry for your loss. May peace and healing comfort you at this time.