Mr. Edwin "Cooter" Junior Shoemake, 70

Mr. Edwin “Cooter” Junior Shoemake, 70, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville.


Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2022 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Rev. Scott Waters and Rev. Mark Walker will officiate. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 6th and Thursday, July 7th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.


Born on January 13, 1952 in Gainesville, he was the son of the late Ed Shoemake and the late Gladys Matthews Shoemake. He was a poultry worker at Mar Jac and attended Victory Baptist Church.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Shoemake was preceded in death by his sister, Judy Skywalk; brothers, Rex Shoemake, Timmy Shoemake and Bill Shoemake.


Mr. Shoemake is survived by his wife, Elaine Shoemake of Gainesville; brothers, Robert “Poochie” Shoemake and Mike Shoemake both of Gainesville.


Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.


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Kathy Harris 2022-07-03 18:51:39
Elaine, Our condolences and prayers as we lift you and your family up in prayer during this difficult time. Cooter sure will be missed and he was loved by so many. Love Kathy & Russell Harris
Barry and Mona 2022-07-03 21:42:08
We love you so much Elaine. Cooter was a good man. Loved his tomato sandwiches. Just can’t wrap our heads around the fact that hea gone. But we know hes in heaven running the streets of gold.
darlinedavis 2022-07-04 09:41:59
So sorry for your loss may God bless you and your family
Kathy Harris 2022-07-04 18:44:59
You were a blessing Cooter. YOU always had a beautiful smile, and we will miss you dearly. You are with our Father and resting in His love.
Gary Osteen 2022-07-06 16:04:25
So sorry about the passing of Cooter. This world is not our home. He has passed through to be with the Lord Jesus. We will meet on God’s golden shore. Audrie & I are praying for you.
Stephanie Savage 2022-07-08 13:16:03
We love you Elaine Cooter was such a amazing man and a great friend. I've been around him since I was little and I can't imagine him not being here. But to picture him running those streets of gold brings happiness to my heart. Rest in peace. Dylan sends his love and said he will be praying for you. Thank yall for always treating us like family.
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