Funeral services celebrating the life of Mr. Horace Earl “Doll” Shoemaker, 79, of Delhi, LA will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, August 5, 2022, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home Rayville, LA with Rev. John Skinner officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Rayville, LA.
Mr. Shoemaker was born on August 11, 1942, in Archibald, LA and passed away on July 31, 2022. He worked in the construction industry for many years pouring concrete. Mr. Shoemaker also served his country in the United States Navy. He loved fishing, and playing Domino’s, but his favorite times were spending time with his grandchildren and his animals. Mr. Shoemaker is preceded in death by his wife, Linda Shoemaker; parents, Joseph Bilbo and Myrtis Smith Shoemaker; and his brothers, Allen, Vernon, Russell and Johnny “Buster”.
Survivors include his sons, Johnny Earl Shoemaker, Sr. and Randy Joe Shoemaker; four grandchildren, Johnny Earl Shoemaker, Jr., Andrew Shoemaker, Philip Matthews, and Nathanael Shoemaker; five great grandchildren; brothers, Jimmy Shoemaker, and Wendell Shoemaker; sister, Mickey Nicholson; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Andrew Shoemaker, Philip Matthews, Dakota Little, Richie Lachner, Tristen Wiggins, and Cory Wiggins.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until service time on Friday at Mulhearn Funeral Home Rayville, LA.
Memorials may be made to the Richland Voluntary Council on Aging of Rayville, LA.