Donnie Colie Shumpert, born November 23, 1942, went to live with God and his angels on April 24, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carolyn (Hembree) Shumpert. He was preceded in death by his Father and Mother, Colie H. and Willie Mae Martin Shumpert and Brother-in-law Terry LeCraw.
He is survived by sons David C. (Donna) Shumpert and Dwane W. (Jennie) Shumpert, both of West Columbia, brothers, Teddy R (Gloria) Shumpert of Gaston and Bobby J (Cindy) Shumpert of Sandy Run, sisters Carolyn (Edward) Campbell of West Columbia, Deborah Shaw (Marion) of Conway and Hope Le Craw of Jacksonville, FL. Seven grandchildren, Valerie, David Jr, Christan, Kimberly, Melissa, Patrick and Brittany. Ten great-grandchildren, Paige, Paisley, Phoebe, Preston, Cole, Liam, Ridge, Logan, Racheal, and Haleigh. He is also survived by sisters-in-law Andrea H. Bowers of Lexington and Janice "Jan" H. (Gene) Schofield of West Columbia plus many nieces and nephews.
Donnie graduated from Brookland-Cayce High School in 1961. Following graduation, he worked for SC Vocational Rehabilitation and later founded Technical Maintenance and Installation. After retiring he drove a bus for Lexington 2 School District and worked with special needs children.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 pm Tuesday April 27, 2021 at Laurel Baptist Church Cemetery, 2250 Pine Street, West Columbia, SC 29170. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00pm Monday April 26, 2021 at Moseley Funeral & Cremation Service. Please make memorial donations to Laurel Baptist Church, Building Fund.