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Mr. Russell Lee "Rusty" Shoemaker, age 55, of Olive Hill, passed away Friday evening, Oct. 28, 2016, at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
He was born July 23, 1961, in Carter County, a son of Dorothy Waggoner Shoemaker and the late Russell Cown Shoemaker.
Russell proudly served his country in the United States Navy, and was a mechanic. He enjoyed horseback riding, joking, and having a good time with his family and friends.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one son Zachary Shoemaker.
Russell is survived by his wife of 17 years, Joyce Pollard Shoemaker, two sons, Dustin Shoemaker and Nathen Shoemaker both of Olive Hill; one daughter Paige Shoemaker of Olive Hill; one brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Cheryl Shoemaker of Olive Hill; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Janie and Ernie Stevens of Morehead, and Donna Stockdale of Olive Hill. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, with Marcus McCleese officiating. Burial will follow in the Watson Cemetery in Olive Hill.
Friends may visit from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, at Globe Funeral Chapel 17277 West Highway US 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.
Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.
Published on November 2, 2016
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