October 11, 1927 – June 26, 2020
WENDELL – Robert “Bob” Lee Shuman, 92, went to his Heavenly home on Friday. He was born in Bulloch County, GA to the late Claude & Bessie Viola Basemore Shuman. Bob was a kind man with a warm and loving heart. He served his country in the U. S. Army as well as U. S. Air Force. He worked in civil service for 26 years. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dot Smith Shuman, granddaughter, Laura Starling, siblings, Lester Shuman, Geneva Collins, & Annie Mae Hollingsworth.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Lewis Shuman, daughter, Jean Starling (Wayne) of Wendell, step-children, Ginger Preddy of Franklinton, Tim Davis (Judy), grandchildren, Josh Starling (Camber), Casey Holmes (Blaine), Johnnie Scott (Brooke), Tim Davis, Jr. (Kerry), great grandchildren, Grayson, Braxton, Trent, Austin, Lillie, Davis, Colton, Collin, Keira & Kyla.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kennedy Children’s Home, 2557 Cedar Dell Ln, Kinston, NC 28504 in honor of Pastor Glen Brock or Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC, 27607.
Funeral 3 pm, Monday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. Livestream www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral. Graveside service 11 am, Tuesday, Grace Baptist Church Cemetery, 220 Barden St, Princeton, NC. www.stricklandfuneral.com. Bob will lie in state Sunday from 12-4 pm, at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory.