March 14, 2021
On Sunday, March 14, 2021 Nicholas Lawrence Shooner passed away at the age of 24. Nick was born October 11, 1996 in Cincinnati. Nick graduated from Roger Bacon High School on June 5, 2015. Nick graduated high school with honors and was active in soccer, track, underwater hockey, and concert band. He graduated from Ohio University Magna Cum Laude May 5, 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Nick completed his Master of Arts degree from Ohio University on August 15, 2020.
Nick had a passion for music. He was a piano and a guitar enthusiast. He would play for hours creating his own variations on songs. He was a skilled trumpet player as well. He loved to encourage friends and family to play music together at any gathering regardless of instrument. Nick loved the outdoors. He found peace with hiking, backpacking, and experiencing nature. Nick had a passion for learning, for writing and for debating. He enjoyed understanding then arguing a topic.
Nick is survived by his brother and best friend Rob, and his sister Megan, as well as his parents Mark and Dianna Shooner, Nick is survived by numerous loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. A visitation will be held at Evans Funeral Home on Friday 3/19 from 6-8pm.; 741 Center Street Milford, OH 45150. A funeral mass will be held at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 552 Main Street, Milford, OH 45150 on Saturday, March 20 at 10:00am. The funeral service will be live streamed at this link: http://venue.streamspot.com/standrew. Procession after mass to Gate of Heaven, 11000 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249. A reception at the home of Mark and Dianna Shooner immediately after cemetery; 7113 Willowood Drive, West Chester, OH 45241.