Beverly Shoemaker

A photo of Beverly Shoemaker

Beverly Maxwell SHOEMAKER

It is with profound sadness that the family of Bev Shoemaker announce his passing on Thursday August 26,2021.

Bev was born in Harwich Township April 28,1938 to the late Arthur and Jessie (nee Pickering) Shoemaker. Bev was the youngest of 6 children.

He will be forever loved by his wife: Shirley (nee Pepper). Predeceased by daughter Cheryl Gilman. Survived by son in law Zak Gilman; sons: Bob (Missy) Shoemaker, Art (Patti) Shoemaker; and daughter Diane (Buddy) McDonald.

Loving Pomp to: Ame, Brandi, Andii, Chris, Steven, Jessie, Telford, Cassie, Brett, Shaee, Brooke, Breanne, and Kristen. As well as several great and great-great grandchildren.

Bev first met the love of his life at a roller rink, they later married and celebrated 63 years of wedded bliss together. He worked for 30+ years before retiring from Siemens. He enjoyed dune buggy racing, air shows, collecting model trucks and tinkering with anything that needed repairs. He volunteered with Good Fellows, Good Neighbours, United Way as well as Loads of Love and had the honour of being recognized several times for his work including Volunteer of the Year in 2001 for United Way of Chatham Kent. If not at home Bev and Shirley could be found at a local restaurant/cafe enjoying good food and great conversations with many friends they met over the years.

In keeping with Bev’s wishes cremation has taken place; a private family celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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My condolences Shirley. He was agreat guy !!

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to you and yours.

Bob and Missy. Sending condolences to you and your family.

sorry for your loss. R.I.P. bev.

My thoughts and prayers to your beautiful family

Shirley, Diane, Bob, Art and families...so sorry to read of Bev's passing. He was quite a fellow. My heart goes out to you all. Condolences to all of you.

Very Sorry for your loss !!

My deepest condolences to the family

Sorry for your loss

My condolences Shirley on the loss of Bev. He was a definite influence on my youth years as were you. Always a smile and kind words and usually a joke or 2..he was one of a kind who will not be forgotten . Thinking of you Bob, Art, Diane and families during this time.

Shirley and all your family so sorry for your loss of Bev being married 63 years has brought many happy times and wonderful memories for you to always cherish. Thinking of you.

Bev was a long time neighbour of Irene. He was always looking after her and would bring her mail to her. She sends her love and sympathy. I always enjoyed our conversations together. He will be missed by many.

Shirley and family. So sorry to hear about Bev. Remember the good times. He and Wayne and Jerry will be having a reunion. Stay strong, Shirley.

Shirley and family. ..sending our condolences to you. Will miss seeing Bev's smiling face

My deepest condolences Shirley. Wholly, you made it to 63 years, what an accomplishment.

My thoughts are with the family

Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing lf BEV May he "REST IN PEACE

Please accept my sincere condolenes on tbe passing of .BEV