He was preceded in death by his fathers, Ellis Ray Shoemaker, Jr., and Walter Green.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Lynn Cope Shoemaker, of Calhoun; mother, Helen Bolen Green of Calhoun; two children: Brian Keith Shoemaker and Mitchell Todd Shoemaker, all of Cleveland; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. today, Dec. 3, 2012, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Cheathem officiating. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at Sunset Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
His family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home prior to the service.
The family suggests memorials be made to the charity of your choice.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Shoemaker family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.