February 3, 1944 ~ October 13, 2021

Born in: Patoka, IN
Resided in: Princeton, IN

Dallas E. Shoemaker Sr., 77, of Princeton, IN passed away unexpectedly October 13, 2021. He was born in Patoka, IN February 3, 1944 to the late Dowe E. Shoemaker and Anna Mae (Hayward). Dallas worked on the family farm starting at the age of 16, spent 13 years as an A1 Mechanic for Snap-On Tools, and had a handful of other trades. He enjoyed spending time in nature fishing and hunting. Dallas like to take rides on his motorcycle, play a good game of Euchre, and dancing to country bands. He will be missed by so many.

Dallas was preceded in death by his parents; wife Janet Shoemaker; and sister Loretta Kieffer.

He is survived by his Fiancé Judy McClerkni; children Dallas (Stephanie) Shoemaker Jr., Donnie (Bobbie Pifer) Shoemaker, Donella (Clint) Fallet, and Dawn (Brian) Birge; 9 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and sisters Delores Montgomery, Virginia Perry, and Ruby Rosson.

Holder’s Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Shoemaker. A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, October 18, 2021 at Owensville Community Center from 2p-5p.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to St. Jude’s Children Hospital. You can mail your contribution to: PO Box 518 Owensville IN 47665

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  1. So sad to hear that we lost a wonderful friend . I will always remember all the good memories and visits Norma Jean and I had at the Newton dance he was a very special friend. Wish I could of let him know that Kelsey has a baby boy . They are so happy. I don’t think she sings too much anymore . Our deepest sympathy to at his family

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