Donald Richard Shoemaker, 69, of Marceline, Mo., and formerly of New Cambria, Mo., died Sunday (Feb. 10, 1996) at Grim-Smith Hospital in Kirksville.
Mr. Shoemaker was born Feb. 28, 1926, in West Liberty, Iowa, to Charles Richard and Jessie Elizabeth Call Shoemaker. He married Loretta Belle Thompson in 1945 in New Cambria. Mr. Shoemaker farmed and worked at Toastmaster in Macon, Mo.
He is survived by four sons, Larry Shoemaker of Green River, Wyo., and Jim, Rick and Steve Shoemaker, all of New Cambria; one daughter, Alcidean Clarahan of Kirksville; two brothers, Danny Shoemaker of Bevier, Mo., and Bill Shoemaker of Bucklin, Mo.; two sisters, Thelma Hulett of Bucklin, and Erma Malloy of New Cambria; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Shoemaker was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Clarence Earl Shoemaker, and two sisters, Rebecca Newton and Mary Ann Herrin.
Services were scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at Louis V. Scudiero and Sons Funeral Home in Bucklin, with burial in New Cambria Cemetery in New Cambria.