Robert Donald Shumway
Robert Donald Shumway, 97, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019, at St. Francis Home.
He was born Nov. 24, 1921, in Tiffin, to Wesley B. and Maud E. (Herrick) Shumway. He married Jimmie Arthur Nov. 1, 1941, and they were married for 50 years.
Survivors include his four sons, Albert (Nancy) Shumway of Harrison, Philip (Gladys) Shumway of Tiffin, Chuck (Carolyn) Shumway of Mansfield and George (Dixie) Shumway of Harrison; two daughters, Merilyn Shumway of Tiffin and Carol (Andrew) Feasel of Republic; seven grandchildren, Julie Pruitt, Jason Shumway, Lisa Shumway, James Shumway, Loretta Keller, Chad Feasel and Kyle Feasel; 23 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jimmie; five brothers, Ruel Shumway, Wesley Shumway, David “Herrick” Shumway, Maurice Shumway and Stanley Shumway; and three sisters, Mercedes Haugh, Mary Creeger and Geraldine Stuckey.
Robert attended Tiffin Columbian High School.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 during World War II. He was a machinist at RCA, Singer Manufacturing Co. and retired from Bellevue Manufacturing Co. He was a 70-year member of Tiffin Masonic Lodge No. 56 and member of Baku Grotto, Mansfield, VFW Post 2858, American Legion Post No. 169, lived in Florida and Alaska, enjoyed woodworking, hunting, star gazing, and traveling and camping in Florida.
Friends may visit with the family 11 a.m.-noon Monday, March 25, 2019, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424. Burial will follow in Seneca Memory Gardens, with military honors conducted by the Veterans Council.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.