About D&R

Nestled in Lafayette is D&R Market, a place for great products & services that everyone can use. What started as a simple idea by brothers Dave & Ron Shumaker has grown to meet the needs of the community since 1952. With the first store opening in Logansport, Dave started driving to Lafayette with fresh produce. As it caught on, meat was added and D&R Market opened as a permanent fixture in 1984.

Patrick Johnson worked for Dave & Ron for 23 years. By the middle of 2006, Patrick went from employee to owner. Patrick’s passion for great quality and service comes from all those years of experience. Growing up in Oxford, Patrick attended Purdue University. He recalls a professor telling him in college that the average person has 7 different careers throughout their life, but that just didn’t sit well with him. He was already working in a grocery store and knew this was the right fit for him. While he has had several jobs at a grocery store, it is his one and only career.