Robert W. Shuemake, 47, of Nicholls, passed suddenly June 26, at Mayo Clinic. He was a native of Appling County but had lived in Nicholls the past twelve years. Robert was son of the late James Shuemake and was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Shuemake and a sister, Dorothy Shuemake.
Survivors include his wife of eleven years, Charlotte Criswell Shuemake of Nicholls, his mother, Lydia Gaskin Shuemake; and two daughters, Brandi Shuemake of South Carolina and Sheree Shuemake of Hazlehurst
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 29, from the chapel of Crosby Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Bryant officiating. Interment followed in Omega Cemetery in Appling County. The family received friends at the funeral home Saturday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Active pallbearers were Kirk and Kyle Ivey, Terry McCall, Russell and Darien Waters and Bo Shuemake. All others in attendance were honorary escorts.
Crosby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.