|Graveside Service Details|
|6:00 PM to 8:00 PM||11:00 AM
|Monday, November 27, 2017
||Tuesday, November 28, 2017|
|Bordwine Funeral Home|
|203 Ohio Ave., Etowah, Tn 37331||Green Hill Cemetery|
Dr. Robert J. Shearer, 79 of Etowah, TN passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at his residence. Robert practiced dentistry in Etowah for 35 years and worked at Ridgewood Golf Course after retiring. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired from the Army National Guard as a full Colonel. He was very active in the community.
Robbie is preceded in death by his parents, Brown and Florence Shearer and son, Robert Scott “Scottie” Shearer.
Survivors include wife of 60 years: Barbara Shearer; daughter: Kathy Shearer; brother and sister-in-law: Jim and Deborah Bussart; sister and brother-in-law: Sarah and Mickey Rumsey; nephews: Ben Rumsey and Tim Bussart; niece Suzanne Bussart LaForgia; and several other nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.
Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 28, 2017, and proceed to Green Hill Cemetery for the 11:00 a.m. graveside service with Sam Melton officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, November 27th in the south chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga at 4411 Oak Wood Drive, Chattanooga TN, 37416.