George DeVon Shumaker, 88, of rural Angola, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Angola.
He was born on January 7, 1932 to Oscar Sr. and Leta (McNabb) Shumaker near Crooked Lake, Indiana.
He served two years in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a tank mechanic in Camp Weer Japan for 13 months. Upon returning home he farmed with his father.
On February 18, 1967 he married Aileen Eyster. She survives along with his niece, Dianna Graeber of California and two step-daughters, Marcia McKinley of Arizona and Lisa Walter of Angola, along with 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his only brother, Oscar Junior Shumaker.
He worked on the Norfolk-Western Railroad and at Pittsfield Products of Hamilton until he retired at age 74.
Graveside Services with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Edon Cemetery in Edon, Ohio.
To honor his wishes there will be no calling.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Alvarado United Methodist Church.
Charitable donations may be made in George's memory to the following organizations:
Alvarado United Methodist Church
8045 E. 500 S., Hamilton, IN 46742
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
PO Box 1893, Memphis TN 38101