Horace L. Shumpert

March 13, 1934September 29, 2020

LEXINGTON – Funeral services for Horace LaBruce Shumpert, 86, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, West Columbia Chapel, with interment to follow in Southland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Edmund First Baptist Church c/o God’s Messenger, 6256 Edmund Highway, Lexington, SC 29073.

Mr. Shumpert was born March 13, 1934 in Pelion, SC and passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. He was a son of the late Horace Alvin Shumpert and Elmeta Joyner Shumpert Roof. He was married to L. Elizabeth Summes for 67 years.

Mr. Shumpert moved to West Columbia when he was 7 years old. He attended Pineview Elementary School then Brookland-Cayce High School. He was a member of Edmund First Baptist Church for over 20 years where he was a Deacon and taught Sunday school. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and was an avid hunter. He was the #1 “Poppie” and to his four grandchildren who he loved dearly.

Mr. Shumpert is survived by his wife, L. Elizabeth Shumpert; children, Timothy L. Shumpert (Rebecca) and Sherrie A. Shumpert Koon (Johnnie); grandchildren, Tammie (Chris), April (Brian), Brenda, Linda (Joe); great-grandchildren, B.J., Keagan, Savannah, Rhys, Dylan, Timothy; adopted sister, Reneé Didocha (Dan) and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one brother, Alvin E. Shumpert (Sebia).

The family would like to thank Dr. Robert A. Schulze, Jr. and his staff at Columbia Heart for their excellent care of Mr. Shumpert for over 40 years.


  • First Baptist Church c/o God's Messenger


  • Visitation one hour prior to service

    Saturday, October 3, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 3, 2020

  • Burial following the service

    Saturday, October 3, 2020


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Robert & Sheryl Ferguson

October 1, 2020

We met Bruce through his brother in- law Sammy Summers, spending time with Bruce was always interesting, listening to stories from his life .
He was a good Christian man and will be missed . Praying for Lib and the rest of his family .

Tim & Marchelle Barrs

October 1, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace in this time of grief.


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