Samuel Shumate

Obituary of Samuel Phillippi Shumate

Samuel Phillippi Shumate, age 65, of Wytheville, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018. He was a United States Army retiree. He was the son of the late Earl Monroe & Lela Maebelle Shupe Shumate, and was preceded in death by his brother Edward Earl Shumate. He is survived by two sisters, Sandra Montgomery of Wytheville, Nancy & Jim Graves of NC.; four brothers and sister-in-law, Albert Ray Shumate of Dublin, VA, Joseph Leon Shumate of Crockett, VA, Daniel Martin & Christine Shumate of Wytheville, VA, and Barton Shumate of Wytheville, VA. Several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and great-great nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside service will be held 2 PM, Tuesday November 13, 2018 at Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin, VA, conducted by Pastor Harvey Atkinson. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.