Mr. Walter James Shumpert, age 77, of 14818 Highway 221, Enoree, SC, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at the Village Hospital, Greer, SC. Born in Laurens County, SC a son of the late Walter Shumpert and the late Louise Fuller Shumpert and husband of the late Dorothy Hill Shumpert. He was a member of White Plains Baptist Church and retired from the Commission of Public Works.
He is survived by one daughter, Evelyn Hill of Clinton, SC; two sons, Archie Hill of Clinton, SC and Jerry (Terri) Evans of Simpsonville, SC; one brother, Henry (Alice) Shumpert of Enoree, SC; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral service was held 2 p.m., Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the White Plains Baptist Church, with Rev. Johnny Johnson and Rev. Clarence Simpson officiating. Burial was in the Wateree Baptist Church cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home, Laurens was in charge of arrangements.