Gerald Shoemaker

Gerald M Shoemaker

December 30, 1927 - March 27, 2020
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Gerald M Shoemaker, 92 years, of Peebles, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020, at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center, Seaman, Ohio.
Gerald was born in Peebles, Ohio, on December 30, 1927, the son of the late Marcus and Venus (Peterson) Shoemaker. In addition to farming his entire life, he retired from Adams Rural Electric after 44 years of service. Gerald was a member of the Peebles Church of Christ and of the Masonic Lodge, #581.
Besides his parents, Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene (Markins) Shoemaker, who passed away in 2004. He was also preceded by a brother, Luther “Carroll” Shoemaker, and by two granddaughters, Keri Dawn Shoemaker and Amy Darlene Smalley. Gerald is survived by three sons, Neil (Colleen) Shoemaker, of Winchester; Owen (Margie) Shoemaker, of Peebles; and Steve (Lana) Shoemaker, of Bainbridge; and two daughters, Sandy (Jeff) Ryan, of Sinking Spring; and Linda (Bruce) Christman, of Winchester; and a special friend, Joan Alder, of Peebles. He also leaves behind 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and 2 great, great-grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life service to be held on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at 2:00 PM, at the Peebles Church of Christ. The service will be officiated by Bill Christman and Jason Bohl.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home. Please visit us at www.wallacethompson to sign our online guestbook.
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  • Celebration of Life

    Sunday, June 28, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, June 28, 2020 2:00pm
    Peebles Church of Christ
    6050 Steam Furnace Road
    Peebles, Ohio 45660
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    Bill Christman
    Jason Bohl


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clyta carter

Posted at 08:26am
Sorry for your loss

Esta Deborah Carter

Posted at 09:53am
Sorry for your loss.

Kerry Smith

Posted at 04:03pm
I will never forget Gerald. He became my buddy on Sunday mornings. Our conversations were always enjoyable and this was especially true when I found out that he loved Bluegrass Gospel as much as I did. I always looked forward to my visit with him.

Phil and Vicki Rhonemus

Posted at 08:54am
Dear Shoemaker Families,
Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
Phil and Vicki Rhonemus

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