SCPO Robert E. Shaddy, USN, Retired resident of Roseburg, OR, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017, peacefully at home at the age of 81 years old. He was the first child of Vincin Aaron Shaddy and Anna Mae Banford Shaddy, born at home in Kuna, ID, April 30, 1935.
He married Joyce Lee Sisk on May 16, 1961, while enlisted in the United States Navy. For the next 20 years, he served his country and provided a loving home for his four children and wife. He retired to a new career in electronics and computer programming. His passion in life was his work and travel after retirement. In his later years, he came to appreciate family and his fellow man more through studying scripture and genealogy.
Our loved one was preceded in death by loving wife and mother, Joyce Lee Shaddy; sister, Peggy Lou (Cornelius) Shaddy. His brothers, Ronald Lee Shaddy and Frank Melvin Shaddy; and baby sister, Karen Ann Livering survive him. His surviving children are Michelle Metevia, Lynne Hyland, Lee Bellegante, and Bobby Shaddy. He was blessed with 11 grandchildren, Lisa, Timmy, Patrick, Lindsay, Lanea, Brandi, Nikki, Nick, Brittnee, Tanner and Austin; also, 11 great-grandchildren, Michael, Kayleigh, Kaydence, Carter, Korbyn, Christian, Yesenia and Layla, Maelee, Kaleb, and Kody. He has numerous surviving nephews and nieces.
A Celebration of Life, with Military Honors, will be held at the Roseburg National Cemetery Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 1 p.m. There will a gathering at Wilson's Chapel of the Roses 965 W. Harvard Roseburg, OR to follow. Then, family and friends are invited to his sister Karen Livering's home for an extended gathering and dinner in Springfield, OR.