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John Paul Shumans

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“Johnny Shumans was a man of music. He directed the Statesboro High School Jazz band. We played great music during my time there from 1975 to 1977. He...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Olewine - Statesboro, GA

“Shearon and the Shumans Family My prayers are with you in the loss of Johnny. May you find comfort in the many years you shared. I fondly recall...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Randy Gunter - Statesboro, GA

“Many great memories being in Mr. Shuman's Statesboro High Blue Devils Band. Prays of peace and comfort for your family. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Liz Deal Underwood - GA

“While I was never musically talented, Mr Shumans never gave up on me. He was a great teacher and I have always remembered him fondly. RIP! ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Kelly Hudgins Carnes - Statesboro, GA

“Heaven has gained a musically gifted angel and a wonderful man. Well over 40 years ago, Mr. Shumans welcomed me to William James Junior High and the...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ellen Hudgins-Hendrix-Ericson - MT

“Peace be with you, Mr. Shumans, and thank you for your support and encouragement throughout my high school years. SHS Band Alumni ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Kelly Hiatt - Rock Hill, SC

“I loved Mr. Shumans as my band director in high school. He was a very talented man and a great leader. RIP: Best Band and Drum Corp, Statesboro High...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Hudgins ONeal - Statesboro, GA

“Prayers and sympathy is extended to your family. We appreciated all you contributed to the students in Dublin. You were an inspiration. Rest in...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Linda and Ben Allen - Dublin, GA

9 of 14 | Posted by: Erin Shumans - Savannah, GA

“Mr. Shumans was a good man, very musically talented, but also someone whom students admired and looked up to. We lost touch with him over the past...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Nobles - Dublin, GA

“Johnny, lovingly known as "Jelly Roll" among our Ga. Southern Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity brothers, was always a smiling face and a joy to be...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Ellis Cannon - St. Simons Island, GA

“You were the Music Man. We loved you and appreciated what you did for us! Blessings as you begin your new journey! ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Twyla Preising - Phoenix, AZ

1982 Johnny Shumans and Emma Kelly played at our wedding “Thank you for all the high school memories! He was a man with a big heart and passion for music who inspired and influenced many young people's lives...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Floyd and Lynn Futch - Statesboro, GA

“This world has lost another angel! His strong dedication to music was an inspiration to many. As a teacher his patients was phenomenal! I thank his...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Tim Buff - Statesboro, GA

John was born on July 31, 1946 and passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018.

John was a resident of Georgia at the time of passing.