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Robert "Buzz" V. Shattuck
September 11, 1937–February 21, 2019

Robert Verl Shattuck, 81, of Florence, Oregon died peacefully with his family by his side February 21 at River Bend Hospital in Springfield, Oregon after a short illness.He was born in Corvallis, Oregon to Charles and Muriel Irene (Taylor) Shattuck on September 11, 1937.

After graduating from Corvallis High School, he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed throughout Europe. One of his fondest memories was buying a VW beetle in Germany and having it shipped back to the states where he drove it cross-country to Oregon.

Robert, “Buzz” to many of his close friends and family, worked for Payless Drug Stores for over 30 years. He started his career with Payless at their downtown Corvallis location, but, through his career, worked in Vermillion, South Dakota, Bremerton, Washington, Newport, Oregon, as well as Texas, California, and Arizona. 

Robert married Carol Jean Jordan on July 13, 1968 in Vermillion, South Dakota. They raised two children; Brent Shattuck of Fresno, California and Laurie Kidd of Eugene, Oregon.

He enjoyed spending time outside working in his yard and followed golf religiously.

Robert Shattuck

Robert "Buzz" Shattuck



Bob is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jean; his kids Brent Shattuck and Laurie Kidd; sisters Estelle Sexton, Dorothy Farmer, and Janice Patterson; and grandchildren Nathan and Erin Shattuck of Fresno, California and Abbie Kidd of Eugene.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 8, at at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens, 34275 Riverside Drive SW, Albany, OR 97321, followed by a celebration of life at the Holiday Inn Express On The River, 781 NE 2nd Street, Corvallis, Oregon 97330.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.


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