David E. “Dean” Shumate, 93, of Mt. Pleasant, TX, passed away on November 14, 2020 at his residence. He was born on January 28, 1927 in Titus County to Ira & Blanche (Miller) Shumate.
Mr. Shumate was a lifelong member of the Oak Grove Church of Christ and served in the United States Navy.
He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret Shumate; son & daughter-in-law, David & Tanya Shumate; son & daughter-in-law, Ben & Debbie Shumate; son & daughter-in-law, Scott & Karen Shumate; grandchildren & spouses, Trent and Asia Shumate, Brett and Sarah Shumate, Jacob Shumate, Katy and Billy Tomlin, Daniel and Ashley Shumate, and Rachel Shumate; and great grandchildren, Abby Shumate, Kylee Shumate, Connor Shumate, Landri Shumate, Layton Shumate, Nash Shumate, Ramzee Edwards, and McCoy Edwards.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Clifton E. Shumate & Doyce M. Shumate.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Bates Cooper Sloan Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Coopers Chapel Cemetery.