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Ralph Elmer Sheumaker, Sr.
A Visitation with Family & Friends
Remembering Ralph's Life

Thursday Evening, December 13, 2018
From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Heartland Community Church
3253 Brush College Road
Decatur, Illinois

Graveside Service and Burial
Friday Morning, December 14, 2018
Beginning at 11:00 am
Camp Butler National Cemetery
Riverton, Illinois
Pastor Joe Bowman, Officiating

Ralph E. Sheumaker Sr., age 84 of Decatur went home to be with God at 5:19 pm.
Saturday, December 8th, 2018.

Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at Heartland
Community Church (3253 N. Brush College Road, Decatur, IL.). Graveside service will
be at 11:00 am. Friday, December 14th, 2018 at Camp Butler National Cemetery,
Springfield, IL., with Pastor Joe Bowman officiating. Memorials may be made to the
family. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Ralph was a born again Christian filled with the Holy Spirit who loved God with all of his
heart. He was involved in various outreach ministries and volunteered in the church and
community throughout his life. He supported several missionaries by going to their
country and monthly pledges. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He retired
from Norfolk and Southern Railroad. He enjoyed fishing, hobbies in the garage,
gardening and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving are his sons, Ralph Jr., Robbie (Maria), Daniel (Amy) and Jason (Loida) and
several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Virginia Sheumaker, sister, Marybell, and
son, Randy Sheumaker.

Ralph was a good husband, father and grandfather and he will be deeply missed.

Please sign the family guestbook.