Schumaker's contributions to the rail industry were well recognized. He held at least three patents, two for Pandrol clips and the third for a switch plate design. For all his professional accomplishments, his sense of humor is one characteristic friends and colleagues will miss the most.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2425 Market Street Extension, officiated by Rev. Jay Martin. A celebration of Jon's life will follow at the Cypress Landing Bay Club in the Cypress Landing Community.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Church of the Good Shepherd, 2425 Market Street Extension, Washington, NC 27889 or to Vidant Health, Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, c/o PCMH Foundation, Post Office Box 8489, Greenville, N.C. 27835-8489.