Clifford Murray Shoemaker was born in Artesian, South Dakota on Dec 10th, 1927 to Dorothea Mildred Glenn and Clifford Lynn Shoemaker. He peacefully passed away on February 20, 2015. Clifford began his military career in 1944 and later retired in 1967 as Tech Sergeant in the United States Air Force. He later worked as a civilian with Lockheed Martin until age 75. Clifford married Zenaida Shoemaker on October 18, 1970. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, and The Retired Enlisted Association. He is preceded in death by his parents; son Johnny and sister Judith Ann. Clifford is survived by his wife Zenaida; brother Doyle; sisters Gwendolyn, Phyllis and Cecile; daughters Terry, Kathleen and Charlotte; sons Bud, Bill, Brett, Randy, Clifford Jr, Noel and Billy; grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral will be held at Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 2:00pm. If anyone would like to send flowers, please contact Fernley Florist at 866-311-6092.