Robert T. Shoemaker, 88, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville, IN.
He was born to the late John
and Louise (Thomas) Shoemaker on Jan. 1, 1921 and was the first baby born in Union Co, KY that year.
He had retired as a test
pilot for McDonald Aircraft, Robert Grew up attending St. Benedicts Catholic
church in Evansville, he was
a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Evansville, where he was their entertainment chairman for a
number of years. Bob was a state champion in track and field when he attended BosseHigh
He is survived by his son and
his wife, Mike and Miranda Shoemaker of Evansville, IN; 1 sister Mary Louise Arnabaldi of Slingerhand, NY; and his aunt Ruby Cameron of Morganfield, KY.
A prayer service will be
conducted at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Evansville on Monday, Feb. 9, 2009 at
There will be no visitation
at the Stodghill Funeral Home in FortBranch.