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Kevin Kyle Shoemaker, 53, of Stanton died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at the Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Chris Tyler officiating.
He was born Dec. 28, 1957, in Big Spring, Texas. Kevin graduated from Stanton High School. He loved farming and ranching and invested his life in various organizations that dealt with farming and ranching. He had served as a director of the Tarzan Farmers Coop Gin for many years.
Survivors include his mother, Elizabeth Shoemaker of Stanton; two sisters, Trina Shoemaker of Houston and Trica Cook and husband Steve of Stanton; two nephews, Nathan Cook and wife D'Lee of Corinth and Brady Cook and wife Jonna of Lubbock; two great-nephews, Caleb Cook and Colby Cook; three aunts, Clara Clements and husband Gene of Stanton, Shirley Connell and husband Duane of Brookesmith and Judy Creech of Odessa; and many cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard R. Shoemaker; an infant brother, Linsey Shoemaker; and his grandparents, Kyle and Laura Shoemaker and Bryan and Alice Creech.
The family suggests memorials be made to Evergreen Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 224, Stanton, Texas 79782; or to the Lenorah Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Dusty Wells, P.O. Box 125, Lenorah, Texas 79749.
Arrangements under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com