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 Richard E. Shumaker

Richard E. Shumaker

Galion, Crawford County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Aug 1998 (aged 80)
Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Burial Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 6288315 · View Source
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Richard E. Shumaker, 80, 520 S. TR 1179, died Friday, Aug. 28, 1998, at his residence.

He was born in Galion, April 30, 1918, to Reuben Eugene and Mary Melinda (Rehl) Shumaker. His wife, Margaret E. (Jaster) Shumaker, whom he married Jan. 17, 1943, in Washington, D.C., died March 7, 1994.

Survivors include: a son, Robert Shumaker of Williamsburg, Va.; two daughters, Mrs. Douglas (Caroline) Smith of Tiffin and Mrs. James (Marylin) May of Avon Lake; and four grandchildren.

A son, James Shumaker, is deceased.

Mr. Shumaker, a member of the First Baptist Church, graduated in 1937 from Toledo Woodward High School and in 1950 from the Ohio State University.

A retired electrical engineer, he had worked for RCA in Findlay, Philco and NASA, both in Sandusky and Babcock & Wilcox in Lynchburg, Va.

He served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division during WorldWar II, where he was awarded the Purple Heart.

He also was a member of the Rawson, Ohio Lions Club.

Private services in Greenlawn Cemetery and military graveside rites will be conducted by the United Veterans Council.

There will be visitation. The Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Autumnwood Care Center.

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