Good Shepherd Presbyterian Chr
1400 Killian Hill Rd SW
Lilburn, GA 30047
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SIDERS, Robert R. "Bob" Robert R Siders, 86, of Lilburn, GA passed away peacefully on December 20, 2017. Bob was born and raised in Princeton, IL on November 21, 1931. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War. In 1958, Bob married Sonja (Klafstad) Siders, and they shared a life devoted to each other and their family. Bob graduated from Colorado State University with an Electrical Engineering Degree and Northeastern University with an Engineering Management Degree. He was an Engineer at Hamilton Standards in CT, a Chief Engineer, and General Manager at Hersey in MA and SC, a General Manager at Conair in GA, and Retired as an Assistant Plant Manager at Atlanta Attachment in GA. Bob loved woodworking, gardening, home projects, sailing, skiing, and traveling. He was the family chef and loved big holiday dinners. He enjoyed being a taxi driver for the grandchildren. He loved teaching seniors at SeniorNet. Bob was preceded in death by parents, Edna (Powers, Siders) Swanson and Ora Siders; brother, William (Bill) Siders; step brother, Fred Swanson; son, Timon T Siders (Tim's wife, Iris Siders). Bob was survived by his loving wife, Sonja (Klafstad) Siders; sons, Thomas T Siders (fianc?e Christine Alex), James J Siders (wife Debbie Siders); daughter, Sheryl (Siders) Speer; and 8 wonderful grandchildren, Thomas and Lea Siders, Erik, James, and Brittany Siders, and Kristin, Justin, and Michael Speer. Celebration of Life and reception will be Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2pm at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill Rd SW, Lilburn, GA 30047. In lieu of flowers, Bob would appreciate you sharing flowers with someone you love, a stranger, a nursing home, or just someone. Online condolences may be left at
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 14, 2018
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