2012-06-02 / Obituaries

Wayne A. Shumaker

Wayne A. Shumaker, 64, of Thornville, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2012.

Wayne served his country in the United States Air Force during Vietnam. He was a 1966 graduate of Lancaster High School and he was a truck driver for 40 years.

Wayne is survived by his best friend and longtime companion, Debbie Arnold Shumaker; mother, Kathleen “Kay” Shumaker; brother, Gary (Teresa) Shumaker; children, Fredrick (Molly) Shumaker, Heather Lahrmer, Kevin Shumaker, Jessica (Dan) Wayble, and Anthony Shumaker; six grandchildren; and many other family members and close friends.

Wayne was preceded in death by his father, Paul Shumaker.

Funeral service was held May 25, 2012, at the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home, Lancaster, with Pastor Willie Booth officiating. Burial followed in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Lancaster, with the Lancaster Veterans Burial Detail conducting military rites.

Donations may be made in memory of Wayne to the American Cancer Society , 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, OH 43017.

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