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William Carl "Bill" Shumway

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William Carl "Bill" Shumway Obituary
HENDERSONVILLE-William "Bill" Carl Shumway, age 69, of Hendersonville, passed away February 14, 2015. Born in St. Paul, MN to the late John and Helen (Dokmo) Shumway.
Bill practiced law in the Chicago area before moving to Hendersonville in 1986, where he continued to practice law. He also volunteered his time as a member of the Kiwanis Club, the United Way and other civic organizations. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church and served as a youth baseball coach and Scout leader.
In his retirement, he enjoyed walking his dog along the Davidson River in the Pisgah National Forest, woodworking, touring the Blue Ridge Mountains and spending time with his family.
Bill is survived by his wife Patti (Bauer) Shumway of Hendersonville, his mother-in-law Lolita (Johnson) Bauer of Hendersonville, his daughter Cindy Jerome and her husband Mike of Lakeville, MN, his son Christopher Shumway and his wife Christina of Hendersonville, his son Stephen and his wife Lauri of Tomah, WI, seven grandchildren and many cousins. He is also survived by his brother Jack and his wife Jean of Columbus, NC.
A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday February 19, 2015 at the First Baptist Church, 312 Fifth Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC with Associate Pastor Wally Shamburger presiding. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at church. Memorials will be to the family.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Center are in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Feb. 18, 2015
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