Rick J. Shoemaker
November 03, 1953 - October 27, 2013
Pastor Rick Shoemaker, a native of Kettering, Ohio, was saved in 1971. He began preaching later that year while a senior at Fairmont East High School. He graduated from Cumberland College and continued his theological training at Southern Seminary in Louisville, Ky. After serving churches in Northern Ky. and in Central Indiana, Rick was called as the pastor of the First Baptist Church of New Carlisle, Ohio in December of 1979 where he ministered. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have been married since 1974. Their daughters, Jennifer and Sarah, are elementary school teachers in Glasgow and Louisville, Kentucky respectively. Jennifer’s husband, Brian Clifford, is an elementary school principal. Sarah’s husband, Dale Gillespie is an IT Specialist. All are active in their . . .