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Celebrating the life of
Henry Ford Shuman
May 22, 1926 - December 03, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 1:00 p.m. - Wednesday, December 06, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Family Will Receive Friends
  • 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. - Wednesday, December 06, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Interment
  • - Wednesday, December 06, 2017
  • Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
  • 315 Greenwich Road (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • 912-651-6843

My condolences to the Shuman Family. Please know your loss is shared and that our Loes and Savior Jesus Christ has promised to resurrect those asleep in death (John 5,28) Please visit www Jw.org

Henry, , GA

Dear Shumans, we were so happy to be with all of you to honor Henry. He was a great man. Even though we only saw him a couple times a year, we always enjoyed the time we got to spend with him. I know he is so proud of all of you. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Agnes and Bill

Agnes Harty and Bill Major, Brookhaven, GA

Deepest Sympathy .... :-(

Dan Frawley, Clyo , Ga

Diane,Ted,Donnie,David and families; keeping all of ya’ll in our thoughts and prayers.

Tommy&Sandra Cubbedge, Savannah, Ga

I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Henry's passing. I have thought of him so often over recent years. He and Aunt Ruth were always so sweet and welcoming and I loved them dearly. It is even harder knowing he is the last of the siblings. Bobby and Breanne and I share in your grief. All his many nieces and nephews loved him and will miss him. He and Aunt Ruth sat with me beside Mama's bed when she was in Hospice. I will forever be grateful to them for their presence at that time. Know that we are praying for your family at this difficult time. Love, Carol

Carol Anne Poore Jones, Snellville, GA

Cordele, Georgia - Henry Ford Shuman, 91, died December 3, 2017 surrounded by loved ones at Crisp County Regional Hospital after a short illness under Hospice care.

He was born in Bryan County, Georgia son of the late Henry Grady and Dycie Shuman. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Ruth Alma Shuman and 8 siblings. Henry lived most of his life in Savannah and spent the last three years with his family in Cordele.

Henry was a man of strong Christian faith and a lifelong Baptist. He served as an apprentice in the machine shop of automaker Henry Ford in Richmond Hill. During the 1940s he then worked on the Liberty Ships in the Southeastern Shipyard on the Savannah River as one of the Greatest Generation. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed supporting his children and grandchildren in many sports and community activities. Henry retired from Union Bag after 45 years as a master machinist. In his retirement years he enjoyed turkey shoots and modifying guns and installing various chokes, utilizing his machinist skills.

Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Diane S. and Dupree Buffington of Simpsonville, SC; sons and daughters-in-law, H. Ted and Francine Shuman of Cordele, GA; Donnie E. and Veva Shuman of Savannah, David R. and Diane Shuman of Savannah; eight grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Remembrances: In lieu of flowers donations to Crisp Regional Hospital ICU, 902 7th Street, North Cordele, GA 31015.

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My condolences to the Shuman Family. Please know your loss is shared and that our Loes and Savior Jesus Christ has promised to resurrect those asleep in death (John 5,28) Please visit www Jw.org

Henry, , GA

Dear Shumans, we were so happy to be with all of you to honor Henry. He was a great man. Even though we only saw him a couple times a year, we always enjoyed the time we got to spend with him. I know he is so proud of all of you. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Agnes and Bill

Agnes Harty and Bill Major, Brookhaven, GA

Candle tribute lit by Lissa Coleman — Georgia

Deepest Sympathy .... :-(

Dan Frawley, Clyo , Ga

Diane,Ted,Donnie,David and families; keeping all of ya’ll in our thoughts and prayers.

Tommy&Sandra Cubbedge, Savannah, Ga

I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Henry's passing. I have thought of him so often over recent years. He and Aunt Ruth were always so sweet and welcoming and I loved them dearly. It is even harder knowing he is the last of the siblings. Bobby and Breanne and I share in your grief. All his many nieces and nephews loved him and will miss him. He and Aunt Ruth sat with me beside Mama's bed when she was in Hospice. I will forever be grateful to them for their presence at that time. Know that we are praying for your family at this difficult time. Love, Carol

Carol Anne Poore Jones, Snellville, GA


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