Robert Carl Shelker, 79, passed away on March 4th, 2018. Bob was born in Canton, Ohio and raised in East Sparta, Ohio by his parents Robert Samuel and Leona Marjori. At Sandy Valley High School, he played baseball, football and golfed before graduating and attending Ohio University. Bob served in the Army National Guard from 1962 through 1969. Bob loved to travel with his wife LaVonne. He also enjoyed playing golf and was an active member of the Arizona Porsche Club. Bob was a Mason for 50 years as a member of the Canton Freemason Lodge #60. Bob recently retired from Huntsman Chemical Corporation where he was a regional Vice President. Bob is survived by LaVonne, his loving wife of 41 years, Sharon (Ed) Deierling, Carla Shelker, Julie Suemitsu, Todd Westerbeck, Jeff Westerbeck, 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by family, friends, and his loving furry companion, Abby. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday March 10th 2018 at 11:00am at: Messinger Mortuary Tel: (480) 502-33788555 Pinnacle Peak Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Map https://goo.gl/maps/qB5qrKD9cwR2 In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the 100 Club of Arizona. A private urnside service will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona at a later date.