DALE A. SHOEMAKER, age 83 of Sidney, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 8:41 PM at Wilson Health. He was born on June 18, 1936 in West Carrollton, Ohio, the son of the late Gerald and Hazel (Ailes) Shoemaker.
On June 18, 1961 Dale married Barbara Parke who survives along with their six children, Shirley Shoemaker of Frankfort, KY, Robert (Donna) Shoemaker of Troy, Rebecca (Rodney) Austin, Darrell (Lori) Shoemaker both of Sidney, Doug (Gwen) Shoemaker of Anna, and David (Cheryl) Shoemaker of Sidney, two sisters, Phyliss Roediger of Minnesota, and Linda Weikert of Texas, 14 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Paul Roediger and William Weikert.
Mr. Shoemaker was a graduate of Sidney High School. After graduation he served in the Ohio National Guard. He was a foreman and worked as a shear operator at Everyday Manufacturing for 45 years.
Dale loved music, and could play the piano and guitar by ear. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR, and was quite a woodworking craftsman.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10 AM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home with Pastor Alan Leach officiating. Burial will follow at Plattsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Dale's memory, may be made to the activity fund at Fair Haven. Condolences may be expressed to the Shoemaker family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com
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