Joan Shoaf, age 87, of the King community, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 in Waco.
Private family graveside services were held at King Cemetery, with Rev. Charles McKamie officiating.
Joan was born on Aug. 8, 1933 in Sewickley, PA, to the late William and Lorna Baumgartel. She grew up in Pennsylvania. She worked at a drug store in El Paso where she met Bob Shoaf. They were married soon after, on April 29, 1950, in Las Cruces, NM. After their marriage, they moved to Coryell County, where they resided in the King community most of their married lives. She worked at Leaird’s Furniture, Dr. Oley Beard Chiropractic and at Wall’s Manufacturing. She was a member of King Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 70 plus years, Bob Shoaf; sons, Robbie Shoaf and wife, Becky, Ray Shoaf and wife, Tammi, Ricky Shoaf; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family has designated memorials be made to King Baptist Church, c/o 601 CR 135, Gatesville, TX 76528.