James Thomas ‘Tom’ Shoup

September 29, 2009

James Thomas ‘Tom’ Shoup 70, Michigantown, Indiana, died 11:16 p.m. September 29, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born February 24, 1939 in Clinton County, Indiana to Stewart Earl & Helen Dorothy (Caldwell) Shoup. He married Carol Anne McCain on September 17, 1960 at Hopewell Church and she survives. Mr. Shoup was a 1957 graduate of Michigantown High School, attended Purdue University and was a lifelong Clinton County resident. He farmed and raised hogs until 1978. He then purchased the meat processing plant now known as Shoups Country Foods. Mr. Shoup’s church family was the Hopewell United Methodist Church. He was a longtime supporter of FFA and 4-H, enjoyed fishing, horses and mules. His biggest delight was his family, especially his grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, October 4, 2009 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Saturday, October 3, 2009 from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County 4-H Building Improvement Fund or North East Volunteer Ambulance Service c/o Dustin Phillips, Pres., 129 S 1100 E, Frankfort, IN  46041.

Survived by:

Wife: Carol Anne Shoup of Michigantown 3 Daughters: Cindy Kay (Robert) Cacy of Rural Frankfort, Cheri Elaine (Chris) Dayton of Arcadia and Amy Lynn (Scott) Mennen of Rural Frankfort 1 Sister: Jane (Tom) Sheets of Vonore, TN 1 Brother: Denny (Marilyn) Shoup of Rural Michigantown 10 Grandchildren: Jesse & Morgan Cacy, Jared & Joshua Inman, Chase, Alessandra & Taylor Dayton, Reece, Kallie and Creed Mennen

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Richard and Robert Shoup.


5 Condolences for “James Thomas ‘Tom’ Shoup”

  1. Marilea Cearlock September 30, 2009 at 7:55 pm

    Carol and family, I am so sorry to hear about Tom. I was so hopeful he was finally getting better. I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time.
    Marilea Cearlock
    Farm Bureau Insurance

  2. Kenny Kincaid October 2, 2009 at 7:08 pm

    To the entire Shoup Family

    Our family is sorry to here about Tom and our prayers are with you Carol and your entire family. He will be greatly missed.

  3. Byron Padgett October 3, 2009 at 9:29 am

    Cindy, Cheri, Jane, Denny, and family. I’m sorry for your loss. I can’t make it to the funeral home, but I wanted you to know you’ll be in my thoughts and prayers.
    Take care,
    Byron Padgett

  4. Jordy Anderson October 4, 2009 at 1:14 pm

    Carol, Cindy, Amy, and the rest of the family, I offer my deepest sympathies. I really treasure the friendship and support that you have given me thru the years. It was a true pleasure to have know Tom Shoup and please know that I will keep you all in my prayers as you deal with the loss of a good husband, father, and grandfather. Take care and God Bless,
    Jordy Anderson

  5. Rhiannon Shelley October 5, 2009 at 11:14 am

    Denny and Jane and the entire Shoup Family, our deepest sympathies are with you and your family. You will continue to be in our prayers each and everyday. May God bless and keep you.
    Jamie and Rhiannon Shelley

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