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James Norman Shoemaker


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James Norman Shoemaker Obituary
JAMES NORMAN SHOEMAKER James Norman Shoemaker passed away April 8, 2015 at the age of 66 years. James (Jim) was born Nov. 8, 1948 to William and Lois (Hamby) Shoemaker in Chico, California. He graduated from Chico High School in 1966. Jim was a Vietnam Veteran and served honorably in the US Army from 1968 to 1970 as a Company Clerk and Security Guard. After the war, Jim attended and graduated from Chico State University with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in 1976. Jim enjoyed traveling, books, music and excelled at movie trivia. He was an avid collector of art, coins, and crystal. James was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Patricia L. (Rawlins) Darrow. He is survived by 2 nephews, 1 niece, cousins, aunts and uncles. Graveside services and internment is scheduled for 11 a.m., May 7th, Glen Oaks Cemetery, Chico. Family requests that memorials and donations be sent to the amfAR research center.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 30, 2015
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