Shimuo Yamada, 71, husband of Rosangela da Silva dos Santos, died on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital.

Born in Aomori, Japan, he was a son of the late Jiro Yamada and Yone Yamada. Mr. Yamada was a retired self-employed civil engineer.

Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Nanasa Y. Austin (Shawn) and Yaiko Y. Neill (Trevor); and seven grandchildren, Joanna, Isabella, Juliana, Lucas, Yana, Ylana and Andrew.

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Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.