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Kenneth Dale Shoup

December 7, 1936 — June 29, 2020

Kenneth Dale Shoup, 83, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away, peacefully, on Monday, June 29, 2020 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.

Ken was born December 7, 1936, in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Louis Shoup and Viola (Schwankhaus) Schumaker.

In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by his son, Patrick Shoup; his brother, Clarence Shoup; and his niece, Kristin Brantley.

He is survived by his son, Christopher Shoup and his wife Laura, of Toledo, Ohio; his grandchildren, Alexandra Lovato and her husband Josh, Michael Shoup, Jada Shoup, and Reagan Shoup, all of Toledo; his sister, Kathy Schumaker, of Greenville, and his nieces, Pam Wall Whittington and her husband Gene, of Greenville, and Jody Marker of Celina, Ohio.

Ken was a 1955 graduate of Greenville High School. Following graduation, he attended Ohio University for a short time before joining and serving in the United States Air Force. He served his country honorably for 8 years before returning home. Ken worked as an engineer for Guardian Glass in Corsicana, Texas until he retired. He loved nature and anything outdoors. He loved hiking, camping and fishing. He visited most state and national parks and tracked each visit with a badge attached to his walking stick. He was a minimalist and lived his life on his own terms.

Ken's family has entrusted Tribute Funeral Homes with the arrangements.

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