Robert "“Mack”" Shumate(1936 - 2013)

Robert "Mack" Shumate, 76, of the Laurel Valley Community, Troutdale, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013.
He was born Oct. 3, 1936, at Konnarock, to the late Brack McCall Shumate and Mae Riddle Shumate.
Survivors include one son, Robert (Bobby) Shumate Jr. of Blue Ridge; two daughters, Diane Shumate Ingram and husband, Les Ingram of Lugoff, S.C., and Desiree Shumate Carmack of Troutdale; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother and spouse, Charles and Nell Shumate of Troutdale; and several nieces and nephews
A funeral was held Saturday at the St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Konnarock. Interment was in Corinth Cemetery, Rugby. The Rev. Jerry Fritz officiated.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, was in charge of arrangements.
Published in Galax Gazette from June 12 to June 13, 2013