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December 9, 2018

11/19/2018 12:20:00 PM
Jack E. Shumaker, 72, Dove-Sharp & Rudicel
Jack Eugene Shumaker
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Jack Eugene Shumaker

Jack Eugene Shumaker, 72, of North Vernon died Saturday, November 17, 2018, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services with visitation from 11 a.m. until time of services. Burial will follow at Vernon Cemetery.

Mr. Shumaker worked in the kitchen at the former Muscatatuck Developmental Center in Butlerville for 19.5 years and the former ITT Thompson Industries for 19.5 years. He also had worked at Jennings Hospital and was a former Park Theatre volunteer. Mr. Shumaker attended Butlerville Mennonite Church and enjoyed arts and crafts and spending time with friends.

Born July 8, 1946 in Jennings County, Mr. Shumaker was the son of Earl Sr. and Esther Margaret Spaulding Shumaker.

Survivors include a brother, Earl Shumaker, Jr. of Ohio; and sisters Darlene Kay (Bill) Suhre of North Vernon and Rebecca Sue Biddinger of Westport. Mr. Shumaker was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials through the funeral home to American Diabetes Association.

Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Article comment by: Janet Carter

RIP. Always a smiling friend and will be missed.

Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Article comment by: Earl Shumaker

Jack was also preceded in death by a stillborn brother named Wayne Dale. Thanks again. 2

Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Article comment by: Earl Shumaker

I am sorry but someone gave you the wrong information, I have lived here in the Philippines for years. Thanks for your time. 2U8H56

Posted: Monday, November 19, 2018
Article comment by: Merri Drake

He always had a smile and a friendly hello whether he knew you well or not.

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