Dale Davis Shewmaker, a kind and gentle person, died Monday, September 25, 2017 in Decatur, Illinois.\nDale was born in October of 1933 in Decatur, Illinois. He was a lifelong Decatur resident and a senior who was victimized many times due to his disability of being a deaf-mute; for financial exploitation and then again on June 18, 2017. Dale was the victim of a hit and run which hastened his death. Thanks to all those who returned Dale’s kindness on numerous occasions.\nDale was preceded in death by his father and mother, John and Martha Shewmaker and one sister.\nHe leaves behind his good friends and fifteen year caretakers Charles Allen and Mary Bullock of Warrensburg, and his buddies at McDonald’s West.\nGraveside services will be held at 2:00P.M., Friday, September 29, 2017 at Boiling Springs Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Services and Care is in charge of the Arrangements.