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Robert Stuart "Bob" Schaeffer Jr.

1953 - 2019
Robert Stuart "Bob" Schaeffer Jr. Obituary
Robert "Bob"Stuart Schaeffer, Jr.

Memphis - Robert "Bob" Stuart Schaeffer, Jr., lifelong Memphian, died on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the age of 66.

Bob was the first born child of the late Billie Garrett Schaeffer. He graduated from Whitehaven High School and began his fifty plus year career in the auto industry.

He loved to be outdoors, entertaining friends, and spending time with family. An avid hunting and fishing enthusiast, and was an active member of Ducks Unlimited, and T.W.R.A.

Mr. Schaeffer is survived by his wife of 44 years, Becky Cook Schaeffer; father Robert S. (Gussie) Schaeffer, Sr.; Michele Schaeffer, Michael (Dina) Schaeffer, Scarlett (Kenneth) Schaeffer James, and Derek (Elizabeth) Schaeffer; grandchildren Dylan & Taylor Faulkner; Carlee, Chloe and Stone Schaeffer; Thomas and Maggie James; and Locke Schaeffer; sister Christy Southerland; brother Scott Schaeffer; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

Family and friends will gather on Thursday, September 12 from five o'clock until eight o'clock in the evening and the celebration of Bob's life will be Friday, September 13 beginning at two o'clock in the afternoon all at Memphis Funeral Home, 5599 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38119.

The family suggests contributions in his honor to . Online condolences and directions may be found through

Bob's only regret is that his beloved Tennessee Volunteers Football team preceded him in death.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Sept. 12, 2019
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