November 8, 2007
Whispering Pines, NC
Robert "Bob" D. Shoemaker, M-Sgt., USAF retired, 70 died Thursday (November 8, 2007) at his residence.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday at Manly Presbyterian Church conducted by Dr. Rowland. Burial will follow 10:00 AM Tuesday at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery.
Born in Oxford, MI he was a son of the late JB and Mable Pearl Shoemaker. He served 29 years in the USAF including a tour in Vietnam. He was a member and volunteer of the Artist League of the Sandhills; member of Veterans of Foreign Wars; and elder in the Manly Presbyterian Church and was an avid gardener, artist, woodworker and golfer. For many years he worked as a bartender at Pinehurst Country Club.
He is survived by: his wife Janet Mascitelli; sons Scott Shoemaker of Surfside Beach, Ryan Shoemaker and Brian Shoemaker both of Aberdeen; six step-children; sister Sharon Louis Duncan of MI; brothers James Neil Shoemaker of Southern Pines, Ronald Rouse Shoemaker of MI; three grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to: the Artist League of the Sandhills 129 Exchange Street, Aberdeen, NC 27315. 910.944.3979
Online condolences may be made at: www.fryandprickett.com.