Bob Shumate

Bob Shumate, 82 of Elizabethtown, formerly of Cecilia, died Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Bob was a native of Hardin County, a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church and was a retired truck driver with Kato Express. He was known for giving gold coins to children. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Guy and Marguree Shumate. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Linda Hines Shumate; daughter, Susan (Greg) Bowen; two grandchildren, Jason Bowen and Jessica Bowen (Alan) Hendricks and great grandchildren, the loves of his life, Gage Bowen and Annie Opal Hendricks; sister, Carolyn (Don) Williams; brother, Guy W. (Suzanne) Shumate. The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Stuart Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 12 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hosparus or First Christian Church. Condolences may be expressed online at


Friday, November 25, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Friday, November 25, 2022 starting at 2:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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