Archie Raymond Shoemaker was born May 16,1953, and passed away at the age of 58 on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. He was a native and a resident of Denham Springs.
He is survived by two sons, Henry Shoemaker of Baton Rouge and Bobby Lake of Ilwaco, Wash.; two brothers, Ricky Shoemaker and Carlee Gerald (Bam Bam) and wife Polly, all of Denham Springs; four sisters, June Cotton of Bogalusa, and Joan Shoemaker, Peggy Hester and Carla (Oscar) Romero, all of Denham Springs; five grandchildren; and host of nieces and nephews and other family members and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 7 at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday from 8 a.m. until time for the funeral service at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Caleb Martin conducting the services. Interment will follow in the Pounds Cemetery in Bogalusa.
Family and friends may visit the online guestbook at www.brownmcgehee.com
---Bogalusa Daily News, Oct. 9, 2011.