Phillip "Alex" Shoemaker

COVINGTON — Phillip (Alex) Shoemaker, age 61, of Covington, Ohio left us way too soon. He passed away on December 31st 2020 at 8:40 am at Ohio State Medical Center in Columbus Ohio.

Alex is survived by his only son Mike Shoemaker, Mike's wife Misty Shoemaker, 4 grandchildren Tyler, Annalese, Chance and Raelyn Shoemaker all of Piqua. He had one brother Terry (Tipp) Shoemaker of Florida, a niece Sherry Fox of Findlay. He had two sisters Karmel Miller of Piqua and Maggie Shoemaker and niece Brooke Shoemaker of Quincy. Alex also left behind his ex-wife Tammy Shoemaker, two step daughters Ashlynn Minnig and Jessica Sell one step son DJ Griffith and three step grandchildren Kaliegh, Brian Jr. and Brooklyn all of Lima. He is preceded in death by his parents Phillip Shoemaker Sr. and Linda Ritter of Piqua and one nephew Kyle Bryan.

Alex always worked hard as a machinist for Precision Aero Corporation out of Troy Ohio. When he wasn't working, he was either hunting for mushrooms, watching football, trapping, fishing and or shooting guns. He also loved to visit and vacation in the mountains of Tennessee.

Alex just know your memory is our keepsake with which we will never part. God has you in his arms but we will have you in our hearts forever! A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Published by Miami Valley Today from Jan. 15 to Jan. 16, 2021.
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I only knew Alex for one short year. He was definitely someone who could light up a room with his sense of humor. I will truly miss him, his jokes, and our frequent conversations that we had on a regular basis. You will always be in my thoughts bud!
March 31, 2021
Alex was a strong willed and hard worker. He never backed down from a challenge. He will be, and is, missed by his co-workers. Our deepest condolences to all is family and extended family who I am sure will miss him dearly. Rest in peace Buddy
Rich Petty
January 18, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Love and prayers to you all.
Karen Jenkins
January 17, 2021
Alex was my brother who I loved even tho we never saw each other much but I could always count on him no matter what. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten.
Karmel Miller
January 17, 2021
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