James F. Shumock
July 31, 1940 - November 5, 2017

James F. Shumock, age 77, of Big Point, MS passed away on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. He was born July 31, 1940 in Jackson County, Mississippi and has been a long time resident. James graduated from East Central High School and retired from International Paper in 1968 after 10 years of employment as a Millwright following a tragic motorcycle accident. He was a hard worker and tried to maintain his skills as a mechanic in his shop at home until life’s challenges forced him to go to a nursing facility, where he spent the last 12 years. He was a member of Big Point Methodist Church and will be greatly missed by his family.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jeanette Shumock, Big Point; three daughters, Annette Shumock, Laurel; Shirley Shumock, Big Point; and Debbie Badeaux, Big Point; sister, Virginia Ann Floore, Big Point; four grandchildren, Lee Lambert, Cheri’ Nelson, Derek Badeaux, and Rayden Shumock; seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, from 1:00-2:00pm, at O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula. Funeral Service will follow at 2:00pm with Rev. Bobby Lewis officiating. You may express your condolences or share a memory at