Dale Davis Shewmaker, a kind and gentle person, died Monday, September 25, 2017 in
Dale was born in October of 1933 in Decatur, Illinois. He was a lifelong Decatur
resident and a senior who was victimized many times due to his disability of being a
deaf-mute; for financial exploitation and then again in June of 2017, Dale was the
victim of a hit and run which hastened his death. Thanks to all those who returned
Dale’s kindness on numerous occasions.
Dale was preceded in death by his father and mother, John and Martha Shewmaker
and one sister.
He leaves behind his good friends and fifteen year caretakers Charles Allen and Mary
Bullock of Warrensburg, and his buddies at McDonald’s West.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00P.M., Friday, September 29, 2017 at Boiling
Springs Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Services and Care is in
charge of the arrangements. Please sign the family guestbook at www.tanzyuslogan.