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Robert Edwin Shaffer, Jr. “Bobbie Eddie”

May 20, 1938 ~ December 13, 2023

Robert Edwin Shaffer, Jr. “Bobbie Eddie”, 85, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away December 13, 2023, at VNA Hospice House.
He was born May 20, 1938, in Logansport, IN and raised on the Shaffer Family Farm. He attended Perdue University for Farming and Agriculture. Mr. Shaffer later enlisted in the United States National Guard and rose to the rank of Lieutenant.
Following his time in the service, Mr. Shaffer began to work with General Motors Insurance as a claim adjuster. After 30 years of service, he retired as office manager and relocated to Vero Beach, FL from West Bloomfield, MI.
He was of the protestant faith and was a 32nd degree Mason. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge, Scottish Rite, American Legion Post 39 and an Indian River County Master Gardener.
He was a devout family man and very generous to numerous charities. Mr. Shaffer loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, telling jokes, and going out to eat. His smiling spirit will be greatly missed by everyone.
He leaves his memories to be cherished by his loving wife of 62 years, Roberta Jernagan Shaffer; son, Robert (Debbie) Shaffer of Vero Beach; daughter, LeAnn (Andy) Socie of McVeytown, PA; grandchildren, Lindsey (Sean) Oakley of Orlando, FL, Hanna Brisbois of Vero Beach, Megan (Avery) Atamer and Ethan Shaffer of Vero Beach and great grandson, Andrew Oakley. He was predeceased by his daughter, Kimberly Gay Brisbois and sister, Janet Swanson.
At the request of the family, services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.

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