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Walter Stephen Shrum

July 22, 1944 ~ September 15, 2018 (age 74)

Walter Stephen Shrum, 74, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at his residence in Lewisburg, TN.  He was born in Murfreesboro, TN on July 22, 1944 to Henry and Mamie Adams Shrum.  He was a retired employee of Lasco and worked in maintenance.  Walter was a member of the East Commerce Baptist Church in Lewisburg.

Along with his parents Walter was preceded in death by two brothers Donnie Shrum, David Shrum, and a daughter Natasha Poarch.  He is survived by his wife Brenda Shrum, Lewisburg; two sons Ricky Demay, Petersburg, Eric Poarch, Lewisburg; two sisters Gayle Wachner, Shelbyville, Jo Ann Ireson, Michigan; four brothers Ray Shrum, Lewisburg, Charles Shrum, Michigan, Bobby Shrum, Lewisburg, Terry Shrum, Lewisburg; and three grandchildren, Logan Poarch, Serenity Demay, and Stephen Demay.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm at the East Commerce Baptist Church, 560 East Commerce, Lewisburg, TN.  A luncheon will follow the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations to help with Mr. Shrum's medical expenses may be sent to the Walter Shrum Fund, 2340 Old Farmington Road, Lewisburg, TN  37091.

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Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with their arrangements.

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