Robert Eugene Shaffer, 75 of Springfield, departed this world on September 11th, 2023.
The Navy sent Bob to the Philippines and points east. After returning from the war, Bob would begin working for the Frisco Railroad and met the long-legged love of his life Cheryl Anne Post. He and Cheryl married and had 2 children Christopher Lee and Elizabeth Anne. Later, he would work as a computer programmer for Bell Helicopter until his retirement.
Bob will be tremendously missed by his son, Christopher Lee Shaffer and wife Shila (Nixa), daughter Dr. Elizabeth Shaffer Cvetkovic and husband Deki (Nixa); and grandchildren, Avery, Brooks and Drina; brother Gary Shaffer; sister-in-law Christine Shaffer; nieces, nephews, cats and so many other friends and family who had the pleasure of knowing Bob Shaffer.
Services will be held Monday, September 18th, 2023 at 10 am at Greenlawn Funeral Home on Seminole in Springfield, MO. Gravesite service will follow at Delawaretown Cemetery in Nixa, MO at noon.