SHOEMAKER, RICHARD LEE of Auburn Hills, Michigan; February 11, 2014; Age 66; born July 20, 1947 in Portsmouth, Ohio. Son of the late Clyde and Laura Shoemaker; husband of Dottie Shoemaker; father of Marie Shoemaker and the late Edward Shoemaker; stepfather of Soul Rowen, Cara Barker Yellott; brother of Judy Nixon (Jim) and Debra Burchett (Joe); beloved son-in-law of Allen Rowen and the late Rosemary; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law. Richard attended Williams Lake Church of the Nazarene. He was an avid sports fan and attended his daughters' basketball and softball games.
A Celebration of Richard's Life will be held Monday, February 17, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford with Pastor Paul Hagen officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Minford, Ohio. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday 11 a.m. until time of the service. Online condolences may be sent to www.edafh.com.