Donald M. Shewmaker

December 17, 1931 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 88)


Donald M. Shewmaker, 88, of Bardstown, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Flaget Memorial Hospital.  He was born on December 17, 1931 in Springfield, retired carpenter for Weir Construction, a Navy Veteran, and attended Mill Creek Baptist Church.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris J. Shewmaker; son, Tony Shewmaker; parents, Homer and Eula Shewmaker; and two brothers, Lois “Red” Shewmaker and Tommie Shewmaker.


He is survived by two daughters, Donna (Leslie) Hurst of Bardstown and Terri (Jeff) Blommel of Lebanon, Ohio; five grandchildren, Lacey Cole, Les Hurst, Lauren Pile, Madison Blommel, and Meredith Blommel; five great-grandchildren, Avery and Avenley Cole, Morgan and Cruz Hurst, and Cade Pile; sister-in-law, Bonnie (Roy) Sanders; and several nieces and nephews.


His funeral service will be at 12 Noon, Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home with burial in Peters Cemetery in Mackville.  Bro. Danny Haynes will be officiating.  Visitation will be from 10 A.M. till 12 Noon Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home.


Memorial contributions may go to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.



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