Robert N. Shumaker
MOUNT VERNON — Robert N. Shumaker, 85, of Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, July 14, 2008, at the Country Court Nursing Home in Mount Vernon.
He was born Dec. 17, 1922, in Somerset to the late Russell and Nana (Love) Shumaker. Robert worked 20 years for Harstine Implement in Utica and Fredericktown. He most recently retired after 18 years as park manager for the Grandview Mobile Home Park.
He is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Sue (Ed) Sims of Mount Vernon; stepchildren, Robert (Sharon) Miller of Martinsburg and Patricia Wright of Mount Vernon; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and special companion, Betty Sapp.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Neil Shumaker; his first wife, Thelma (Wilson) Shumaker; second wife, Macel (Larkin-Deal) Shumaker; grandson, James Legros; two brothers, William Shumaker and James Shumaker; three sisters, Edith Robinson, Mildred Good and Naomi Holmes; and the mother of his children, Doris (Orsborn) Shira.
Friends may call on Monday, July 21, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 22, at 11 a.m. Mr. Vick Slutz will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Central Region-Knox County, 870 Michigan Ave., Columbus, OH 43215. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Robert Shumaker family.