Home Life Obituary: Berry W. Shoumaker, III

Obituary: Berry W. Shoumaker, III


Plain Dealing – Funeral services for Mr. Berry W. Shoumaker, III, age 68, will be held at 2:30 pm, Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the Oak Grove Assembly of God Church, Plain Dealing, LA, with Rev. Larry Shipman and Rev. Matt LaCaze officiating. Interment will follow in Plain Dealing Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing.

Visitation will be held Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

obit-shoumakerMr. Shoumaker was born on February 9, 1948 in Plain Dealing and passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at his home in Plain Dealing. He was a member of Oak Grove Assembly of God Church. He work for Beard Industries for 37 years, was retired from the Bossier Parish Sheriffs Office, and loved hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Diane Craft Shoumaker; son, Steve Shoumaker and wife, Tandy of Sarepta; mother, Kathryn Warren of Plain Dealing; granddaughter, Chelsie Shoumaker and fiancé Brett McCalman; great-grandson, Brody Lee McCalman; two brothers, Bobby Shoumaker and wife, Barbara, Luther Shoumaker; four sisters, Kathryn Milligan and husband, Neil, Sheila Nations and husband, Jerald, Kay Gunderson and husband, Gene, Odie Wallace; and a host of nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by father, Berry William Shoumaker, Jr.; step-father, Bob Warren; and brother, Claudi Dale Shoumaker.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Boyer, Billy Jones, Alex Ware, Robert Thompson, Andrew Harris, and Mark Causey. Honorary pallbearers will be Alvin Craft, Nelvin Craft, and Don Crouch.

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.


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