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Robert Horace Shaddix
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Robert Horace Shaddix was born August 19, 1943 to W. Neville and A. Inez Shaddix in Marietta, Texas. Bob passed into the arms of his loving Lord June 24, 2017. He was 73.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, William Neville Shaddix, Jr. and Jerry A Shaddix.

Bob is survived by his wife Emma Joanne of Marietta, TX; sister Mary Campbell of Black Diamond, WA; six children and their spouses, Laurie and Robert McCord, Shane and Amy Shaddix, Nat and Lisa Shaddix, Danny and Christy Shaddix, Katrina and John Smith, and Ben Shaddix; twenty grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

At a young age, Bob met the love of his life, Emma Jo. They married on November 28, 1963. After a few years, he answered God’s call to the ministry, and devoted the next 40 years of his life to pastoring. He pastored Forest Hill Baptist, Bethel Cast Baptist, and retired from Savannah Baptist, where he pastored for 32 and a half years. He spent his final years as a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at Bryans Mill, TX.

Memorial will take place on July 1st at Oak Ridge Baptist Church in Marietta, TX at 11 a.m. Bob was saved, baptized and ordained at Oak Ridge Baptist. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Bob’s life. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Gideons International.

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oak Ridge Baptist Church

103 North Central Ave.
Marietta, TX 75566


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