Israel Paul Sherman, 46, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.\n\nHe was born in Fort Wayne on March 13, 1976, to Paul and Gayle (Helton) Sherman. He spent his formative years in Brazil, IN and Clay City, IN and graduated from Northview High School. He received an associate degree from Ivy Tech.\n\nIsrael had worked for C & A Tools for the last 23 years as CNC Programmer.\n\nHe enjoyed playing competitive pool with his cousins. He also enjoyed gaming and playing with people all over the world. He especially enjoyed gaming with his nephew and nieces.\n\nIsrael is survived by his mother, Gayle (Carl Beachy) Sherman; his sister, Kim (Greg) Stahl; a nephew, Dallas Sherman; three nieces, Madison Roberts, Kaylie Roberts, and Katey Stahl; several aunts and uncles; many cousins.\n\nHe was preceded in death by his father, Paul Sherman.\n\nThe family will receive family and friends at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel, on Saturday, December 17, 2022, from 10:00 to 12:00 p.m.\n\nSheets & Childs Funeral Home has been entrusted with these arrangements.