Larry E. Shoemaker, 55

AUG. 1, 1957-DEC. 31, 2012

January 11, 2013
  • Shoemaker

Larry Eugene "Butch" Shoemaker, 55, of Swanton, Md., died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at his home.

Born Aug. 1, 1957, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of Valeria (Younkin) Shoemaker and the late Roy Shoemaker of Hancock, Md.

Larry was a yard manager for 84 Lumber in Mountain Lake Park, and was a member of The Christ Lutheran Church in Grantsville, Md.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, Matthew Bohrer, and his daughter, Kathy (Shoemaker) Dere, of Hancock; seven grandchildren, Tyler Bohrer, Christopher Dere, Matthew D. Bohrer, Austin Bohrer, Nicolas Dere, Nikki Bohrer and Colby Swope; three sisters, Sandy, Mary and Linda; two stepchildren, Tom Diehl and Tisha Warren; and four stepgrandchildren, Brittany Shreve, Hayley Diehl, Tommy Diehl III and Bodie Warren, of Swanton.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Dale, Barry, Terry and Randy; and two sisters, Beverly and Cinda.

Services were held at Newman Funeral Homes P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville. The Rev. Barbara Rexrode officiated. Interment was in Rhodes-Gillpin Cemetery.

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