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George Thomas Shewmaker, age 71, of Arlington TX, passed away Jan. 12, 2017.
He was born in Rushville Indiana on Nov. 30, 1945, to William Shewmaker and Martha Gordon Shewmaker.
Tom graduated from New Salem High School in 1963. He called Texas home since 1976 where he retired from the City of Fort Worth. He was a member of the Texas Moose Association for over 34 years. He became a Pilgrim in 1997 and held that title for the remainder of his life. He held many different positions and was heavily involved with the Children's Charities. He had a passion for reading, puzzles, and spending time with his friends.
Tom is Survived by one son, Dewayne Shewmaker and wife, Brandi of Indiana; and two daughters, Robyn Shewmaker and Kerry Kline of Arizona; 1 brother, Bill Shewmaker of Iowa; 2 granddaughters, Phylicia Scott and Erin Shewmaker of Indiana, 2 grandsons, Austin Harris of Arizona and Rhylan Shewmaker of Indiana; 3 great grandchildren, Emma Shewmaker, Caleb Shewmaker, and Charlie Monahon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and 2 sisters; Barbara Kennedy, and Rosie McCreary.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Rushville, Indiana on Jan. 28th, Moster Mortuary, 334 N. Main St Rushville, Indiana 46173. Friends are welcome to visit at the mortuary from 11 a.m. until time of service that day.
Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery in Rushville.
Published on January 25, 2017
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