Always a gentleman, Robert Michael Shoemaker was born on July 15, 1947, in Spokane, Washington to Stanley John and Betty Jean (Primus) Shoemaker. He passed away on September 2, 2019, due to respiratory complications. He is survived by his sister, Peggy Glock; nieces and nephews; his Bear Lodge family; and two people he valued greatly, Dr. Bruce Whitworth and Peggy Hough. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ken, and sister Nancy. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday September 9, 2019 at Holy Cross Cemetery. Robert’s two favorite words were THANK YOU, so in his honor, please take time to thank someone today and forever.