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Richard Henry Shoemaker, Jr.

May 10, 1955 — November 27, 2017

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Mr. Richard Henry Shoemaker, Jr., 62, of Serenity Circle, Bedford, died Monday, November 27th, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Shoemaker was born in Gettysburg on May 10, 1955,  the son of the late Richard Henry Shoemaker, Sr. and Mary Janelle (Berry) Shoemaker.

Rick was the longtime companion of Linda Hanks.  In addition to Linda, he is survived by a sister, Betty Jean Heims, Walkersville, MD.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Debra Ann.

Rick served in the US Navy on the USS Detroit.  He was a machine operator at Bedford Reinforced Plastics.  Rick was a loving companion, loyal brother and great friend and he will be greatly missed.

Services for Mr. Shoemaker will be held privately. Interment will be held at a later date at Bedford County Memorial Park.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Louis Geisel Funeral Home, Bedford.

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