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Robert Shehorn

veteranSep 20th, 1927 - Nov 28th, 2017

Graveside Service:  ​11 a.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Elmwood Cemetery in Flora

 

   Robert Fields Shehorn, age 90, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at Flora Gardens Care Center in Flora.

   Robert was born September 20, 1927, in Wayne County, the son of Ogie and Hazel (Fields) Shehorn.  He married Bernice “Bunny” Glaspy on August 15, 1950, and together they shared 57 years of marriage.  She preceded him in death October 14, 2007.

   Robert worked many years at Halliburton, Valley Steel, and retired from Sparton Manufacturing.  He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1947-1948.  Robert was an avid bridge player and enjoyed genealogy, music, and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan.

   He is survived by his children: Robert Kent Shehorn of Flora and Joy (Bob) Coble of Flora; grandchildren: Beth (Collin) Bullock, Megan (Lloyd) Young, Kate (Adam) Armstrong, Gwen (Nick) Dailey, Erin (Ty) Barr, and Tracy Coble; and 3 great-grandchildren: Evie Young, Malcolm Armstrong, and William Dailey.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; a son: Michael (Donna) Shehorn; and 2 sisters: Jean Shehorn and Doris Puttman.

   A graveside service for Robert Shehorn will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Elmwood Cemetery in Flora, where interment will follow.  Those attending should meet at the cemetery.  Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora is assisting the family with arrangements.   Memorial donations may be given to Meals On Wheels and will be accepted through the funeral home.

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Terry Igert

November 29th

So sorry for your loss!

Brenda Rinehart

November 29th

So, so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed our visits when I worked home health.

Robin & Sharla Todd

November 29th

Sorry for your loss.

Debby and David Devore

November 30th

Joy, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. Hugs my friend!

Sandra Klanke Cook

November 30th

Sorry for your loss. I enjoyed talking to Bob when we worked together at Sparton's. I would talk to him when my mother was at Flora Garden Care Center too. My prayers go out to you, at this time.

Jill and Jim Fehrenbacher

November 30th

The loss of a parent is never easy but our memories help with the pain. Your Dad was such a sweet man, always patient and kind when we delivered meals to him.

nancy byers

November 30th

Robert was a gentleman from the old school. He was always very pleasant to work with. My condolences to the family.

Helen Markham

November 30th

Joy, I worked at Sparton for about 15 years and I remember what a kind and gentle man your father was. I am sorry for your loss.

Bill & Brenda Britton

November 30th

Very sorry for your loss.

Jim and Ardeth Freeman

November 30th

We are sorry to hear of your father's passing. He kindly gave me some pictures he had acquired several years ago. He recognized them as my family. I was so thankful he thought of me, and I think of him every time I look at these pictures.

Yvonne and Bob

December 1st

So sorry for your loss, always enjoyed our visits with Bob and Bunny.

November 30th

So sorry for your family’s loss. I always enjoyed my visits with your father and listening to his life stories of days gone by. He was always so proud of his kids and talked about you often and his wife . He had a smile that I will never forget. He was such a joy and will be missed by all who knew him. I will continue to pray for you all.

Terri & Dan Evans

December 1st

So sorry to hear of Uncle Bob's passing. I have so many fond memories of the times I spent at your house. Love to all! Terri

Barbara & Henry Gill

December 1st

Our sympathy to your family. Your Dad was a kind gentleman and will certainly be missed by those who knew him.

Patty & Dave Mason

December 1st

Kent, Joy & Bob and family, We are so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was a great man. We have many happy memories spending time with him and Bunny. You are in our prayers.

Debbie Glaspy Johnson

December 1st

Dear Kent and Joy, I am so very sorry to hear of Uncle Bob's passing. I will always remember his sense of humor and the way he would tease us. So blessed to have had your parents in my life. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

Leah Carter

December 3rd

Bob was a joy to care for and I sincerely enjoyed getting to know him. He never failed to make me smile, and I know that he was a great man. I am so sorry to see that he has passed. I will definitely be keeping the family in my prayers.

 

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