Robert “Jon” Shoemaker, 86, Larwill, passed away at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at his daughter’s residence. Jon was born on Feb. 3, 1933, in Claypool, to Robert and Willodean (Rager) Shoemaker. He was united in marriage to Patricia Louise Lemler on Dec. 8, 1951, in Bourbon.
He graduated from Claypool High School. During his lifetime he was a professional truck driver for many companies with a total of 60 years of service. Jon enjoyed being on The Road and he was especially fond of his Little Buddy, “Gomer. Gomer went everywhere with him.
Jon is survived by his children, Kim Shoemaker, Debra (Jim) Kibby, James (Lisa) Shoemaker, Robert (Darnell) Shoemaker, Jon (Jami) Shoemaker; sister, Alinda Ann Skea of Warsaw. In addition, he is survived by, 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, two nieces and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia (Lemler) Shoemaker; and son, Brian Shoemaker.
Services will be private. Interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bourbon, IN.
Memorial donations may be made to: Parkview Hospice1900 Carew St #6 Fort Wayne Indiana 46805 or St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude PL Memphis, TN 38105-9959
To Sign the Guestbook or Send a Condolence go to www.mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com