Obituary of Bill Shoemaker

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Bill Shoemaker

William Lee Shoemaker (born August 19, 1931 in Fabens, Texas) was a sportsperson who was best known for being a professional horse jockey that held the world record for total professional victories for 29 years. Bill died on October 12, 2003 and his death was because of natural causes. He died at age 72.

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Bill Shoemaker Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Shoemaker, Bill
    • Common Name: Bill Shoemaker
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Fabens, Texas, United States
    • Birth Date: August 19, 1931
    • Age: 72 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Bill, Willie, The Shoe
    • Occupation: Sportsperson
    • Active Years: 1949-1990
    • Net Worth: $1 to $10 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Doritos Chips
    • Favorite Color: Mint Green (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bill's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: William Lee Shoemaker
    • Father: B. B. Shoemaker
    • Mother: Ruby Shoemaker
    • Sister(s):
      • Lonnie Shoemaker
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Virginia McLaughlin (married 1950-divorced 1969)
      • Babbs Bayer (married 1961-divorced 1978)
      • Cindy Barnes (married 1978-divorced 1994)

Death Notice:

  • Date: October 12 2003 at age 72
  • Place: San Marino, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Natural causes

Category Tags:

SportspersonAmerican Born on August 19th Born in 1931 Born in Texas Died in 2003 Died at age 72 Died from Natural causes

Quotable Quotes:

"Bill Shoemaker will always be remembered as a legendary jockey whose remarkable riding career and passion for horse racing continue to inspire future generations. (V)"

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