Robert “Bob” Shively, 89

Robert “Bob” Shively, 89, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away, Friday, September 23, 2016, at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare in Marshalltown. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m., until the time of service at the church. Interment will take place in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Marshalltown. Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Robert Lee Shively was born August 18, 1927, in Cresco, Iowa to Clarence and Alva Shively. Robert was raised in the Laurel, Iowa area by Bert and Lena Dunlap. He attended Laurel school, graduating in 1947.

Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1948 and served as Seaman aboard the Destroyer USS McCaffey (DDE 860). He left the Navy as a Boatswains Mate in 1952 with Korean Service, Navy Occupation and China Service medals.

Bob lived around the Marshalltown area and worked at firms including: Arby Feeds and Hy Vee food stores.

Bob was very active in the community service with the American Legion, as past Post Commander of American Legion Post 46, Toys for Tots drive, Kiwanis, Salvation Army Advisory Board, Veterans Administration Clinic volunteer and others. He always enjoyed putting on his Santa Claus suit for Marshalltown kids at Christmas.

Bob was a member of New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown, and He and Deloris were faithful prayer warriors.

Robert was preceded in death by wife Nellie Shively and most recently by his wife Deloris Newkirk Shively.

He is survived by step daughter Joyce (Roger) Grummer, of Latimer, Iowa; step son Charles (Holly) Deam, of Springville, Iowa; five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Robert “Bob” Shively, 89

Robert “Bob” Shively, 89, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away, Friday, September 23, 2016 at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare in Marshalltown. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m., until the time of service at the church. Interment will take place in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Marshalltown. Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Robert “Bob” Shively, 89

Robert “Bob” Shively, 89, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away, Friday, September 23, 2016 at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare in Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com