Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at Panhandle Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.
Steven was born Feb. 12, 1962 in Pampa to Belva Sue Hayes and Billy Ray Shumate. He retired from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as a Senior Hydrologist. Steven enjoyed photography, wood working, collecting rocks, target shooting, hunting, cars and driving fast.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Belva and Billy Shumate; and brother-in-law, Jeff Dimick.
Survivors include his son, Austin Shumate of West Jordan, Utah; daughter, Stephanie Shumate and Preston Peterson of West Jordan, Utah; their mother, Karen Shumate of West Jordan, Utah; and sister, Shela Stafford and husband Bud of Amarillo.
In lieu of flowers his memory may be honored with a gift to First Baptist Church of Panhandle, PO Box 189, Panhandle TX 79068.