Norman Eugene “Buzz” Shumaker, Sr. 77 of South Salem passed from this life Thursday, February 17, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born September 7, 1944, in Mechanicsburg, Ohio the son of the late John Mike Shumaker, Sr. and Minnie Marie (Morris) Shumaker. On November 21, 1964, he married the former Zona Mae Woods, who survives.
Norman is also survived by his children Karen (Patrick) Ellingsworth of FL, Loretta Raisanen of Chillicothe, Wendy Shumaker and Norman (Marie) Shumaker, Jr both of South Salem, Roxana Shumaker of Chillicothe and Mark Shumaker of South Salem; several grand and great grandchildren; and two nieces Jeanie and Marsha.
In addition to his parents Norman was preceded in death by three siblings Francis, Anna and John Jr.
Buzz worked many years at A&F Lumber, driving a semi and hauling logs.
Funeral services will be held 3 pm Monday, February 21, 2022, at the Smith-Moore-Ebright Funeral Home of Bainbridge with Mike Shoemaker officiating, following the service Norman will be laid to rest in the Bainbridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 pm until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.