Roy Allen Shoemaker Sr., 73 years old, went quietly into the night in the presence of family on September 3, 2019.
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The middle child of three boys he was born and raised in Brooklyn New York. He graduated high school and was drafted into the army where he spent two years in Kansas. It was there he met his wife Linda Peirson. They married and moved to New York. They settled and raised their family in Long Island. His career was in the NYC Police Department where he eventually retired as a Lieutenant before moving to The Villages, FL.
He kept busy by bowling, golfing and playing cards. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend, with a love of Corvette's, coffee and chocolate. He always enjoyed a laugh and socializing with friends. He would be there whenever anyone needed a hand and was simply the best of the best.
He reunites in heaven with his son Roy Jr. and his parents Ruth and Robert. He leaves behind his beloved wife Linda (of 51 long and wonderful years), two brothers and their wife’s Robert and Angela Shoemaker and Richard and Loretta Shoemaker, his adoring daughters Michelle Accordino and Debbie Shoemaker and her fiancé Daniel Karrmann, his three loving grandchildren Lauren, Grace and Brett Accordino as well as several nieces and nephews. Not to be excluded he leaves behind two fur babies, Reggie his faithful dog and Bruno his semi adoring cat.
A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 and 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Beyers Funeral Home, 134 N Hwy 27/441, Lady Lake, FL.
Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, FL.