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Larry Dean Shumate, 59, of Broadview Heights, OH, formerly of McGraws, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017 in a Broadview Heights, OH hospital following a short illness.
Born February 1, 1958 at Mullens, he was the son of the late Jessie and Martha McMillion Shumate.
Larry was a maintenance worker for a steel company in Ohio. In his leisure, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his great nephew, Camden Gregorio, who was the apple of his eye.
In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother, Jimmie Shumate and a brother in law, James Gregorio.
Those left to cherish his memory include two sisters, Mildred Sue Webb of Pilot Mountain, NC and Betty L. Gregorio of Broadview Heights, OH with whom he had made his home while living in Ohio; nephews, James Gregorio and his wife, Jody and Larry Gregorio and his wife, Evelyn and their son, Camden Gregorio; other nieces and nephews; and his best friend, Ron Barberic.
Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, August 25, 2017, at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Minister Frances Hill officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff.
Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com.
The family of Larry Shumate is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
Published on August 23, 2017
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