Published in The Washington Post on January 12, 2012
On Saturday, January 7, 2012, after a brief illness, Edward D. Shumaker of Millington, MD,
formerly of Temple Hills, MD, passed away.
Son of the late E. Whitfield Shumaker, Jr. and Dorothy Thorne Brooks. Devoted husband
of 50 years to Barbara A. Shumaker (Keys).
Survivors include one son Edward D. Shumaker, Jr., two brothers C. "Buzzy" Brooks and
George (Steve) Brooks; three sisters, Patsy Jones, Robin Arnold, and Jeanette Cole; one
devoted sister-in-law, Faye Brooks.
Preceded in death by one brother, Douglas Brooks. Also survived by 10 nieces and seven
Funeral service will be private, arrangements by Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L.