Roger L. Shoup, 76, of Ringtown, entered into eternal rest at home, surrounded by his loving family on February 11, 2023
Roger was born on December 2, 1946 at the former Locust Mountain Hospital in Shenandoah, the youngest son of the late Howard and Sarah (Lindenmuth) Shoup. He was a 1966 graduate of the former Ringtown High School. Upon graduation, he joined his father and brother in the family timber business and farm
He was a active member of the Aurand Memorial United Methodist Church in Ringtown, serving as Chairman of the Administrative Board for many years. He had a 39 year perfect attendance in the church Sunday school. An avid bowler and hunter, he enjoyed working and being in the outdoors. Roger was well known for his chocolate cake with peanut butter icing, as well as his bees and honey.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine (Rumbel) Shoup, with whom he would have celebrated 55 years of marriage in June. He is also survived by a brother Ralph of Catawissa, along with many nieces, nephews and close friends.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 15th at 11 AM at the Aurand Memorial United Methodist Church, West Main Street, Ringtown. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a viewing on Tuesday evening, February 14th, from 6-9 PM at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, Inc., 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, and again on Wednesday morning from 9 AM until the time of the service at the church.
Roger will be laid to rest at St. Johns Cemetery in Ringtown following the service.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations are asked to be made to the United Methodist Church, 217 West Main Street, Ringtown. You may leave an online condolence at www.ringtownfuneral.com
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