Gilbert R. Shumaker Jr., 53

MARCH 14, 1959-DEC. 10, 2012

December 11, 2012
  • Shumaker

Gilbert Roosevelt Shumaker Jr., 53, of 10913 Rosewood Drive, Hagerstown, Md., died on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born March 14, 1959, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of Thelma Madaline Eavey Shumaker Nicodemus of Hagerstown, and the late Gilbert R. Shumaker Sr., who died in November of 1983.

He always loved to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. He loved cars and trucks, and was known for detailing cars as “Mr. Clean.”

In addition to his mother, he is survived by three sisters, Chris Karn and Anna Bond, both of Hagerstown, and Kathy Moore of Williamsport, Md.; one brother, Tony Allen of Martinsburg, W.Va.; eight nieces and nephews, and 16 great-nieces and nephews; and a loving companion, Pat Garns of Hagerstown.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

The Rev. Robert V. Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.


Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the March of Dimes, Western Maryland Division, 55 Henderson Ave., Cumberland, MD 21502.

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