Robert Paul “Bob” Shumway


Robert Paul “Bob” Shumway

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 27 Mar 2008 (aged 79)
Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 61938886 View Source

The Corcordia Sentinel
Ferriday, LA
02 Apr 2008

Funeral services for Robert Paul Shumway, 79, of Vidalia, were held Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vidalia with Rev. George Pookkattu and Rev. David O'Connor officiating.

Burial followed at Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Comer Funeral Home.

He was born March 19, 1929, in Oklahoma City, OK, to Charles W. and Pauline P. Shumway. He passed away Thursday, March 27, 2008 in Natchez.

Mr. Shumway had been a resident of Vidalia for 53 years and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vidalia. He was the owner/operator of an appliance repair shop. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Natchez Historical Society, and the Mississippi Historical Society.

Mr. Shumway was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Charles Nathaniel Shumway; and three brothers, Keith Shumway, Paul Shumway, and Richard Sturgis.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Rose Shumway of Vidalia; a son, Michael M. Shumway of Louisville, KY; a daughter, Ruth Powers of Natchez; grandchildren, Charles A. Powers, Sarah V. Powers, John M. Shumway, and Sarah K. Shumway; and a brother, Harry Shumway.

Pallbearers were Charles Powers, John Shumway, Charles Clayton, Alyson Coyle, Bill Murray, and Edwin Beach.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary Basilica or Cathedral School Development Office.

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The Shumway - Powers headstone marks the burial of Bob's wife Sarah Rose Murray Shumway and son-in-law, Pat Powers

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