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William Louis "Bill" Shoup

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William Louis "Bill" Shoup Obituary
WILLIAM (BILL) LOUIS SHOUP 1940 - 2012 Bill was called home by his Heavenly Father on October 25, 2012. At the time of death he was at home surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born in Denver, CO April 19, 1940 to Georgia and Robert L. Shoup Sr, preceding him in death. He is survived by the love of his life, wife Peggy Shoup of 30 years. Survived by two daughters with Janice Priddy, Donna Rodiquez and Rebecca Amador and grandchildren, Alex Shoup, Elizabeth, Daniel and Christina Rodriquez, and Marrisa Amador. He is survived by two children by marriage James Parshall and his wife Susie and Cheryl Del Castillo and her husband Mike, three grandchildren Sidne, Austin, and Cambria Del Castillo and three granddogs. He is survived by a brother Robert L. Shoup Jr. and wife Judy, of Washington, a sister Sharon Woodford and husband William, of Missouri, Aunt Betty Allen of Colorado, several cousins. A brother Gary N. Shoup, preceding him in death. He also leaves many loving friends. Bill moved to Long Beach, graduated from Jordon High School in 1958, acquired his real estate license, owner of many dry cleaning businesses, retired in 2000 due to Alzheimers, a long time member and soloist of the 1st Christian Science Church of Long Beach. Served his country as a Military Policeman in the Army. Resident of Riverside for 29 years, member Wagon Trains Square Dance Club, received his appraisal license at RCC and procured his mediation credentials in 2001, his travel agent credentials in 2003, a member and avid collector of the David Winter Cottages, and Thomas Kinkade Paintings. Retired from mediation to travel in his RV with the love of his life. A member of the Inland Empire Barbershop Chorus for 19 years he enjoyed singing until the time of his death, loved playing Santa, a member of the Rocking Chariots, Golden Bears, and Gulf Stream RV Club and CRA and 1000 trails. He leaves a huge legacy behind and is known for his compassion, sense of humor, hard working, family provider and a smile that lights up a room when he walks in. Precious Bill You will be dearly missed. Military memorial service will be held on December 12th at his final resting place, the Riverside National Cemetery followed by a celebration of life gathering. Time to be determined.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Oct. 28, 2012
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