Rody Robert Shanafelt, commonly referred to as Bob or Bobby, of San Angelo, TX, passed away at the age of 87 on Friday, May 12, 2023. He was born on September 9, 1935, in Stamford, TX to Autrey and Rody Shanafelt.
Bobby always had a story to tell and was quite knowledgeable in a vast array of subjects such as history, classic literature, and stories about growing up on his grandparents' farm. He was an amazing dancer, artist, handyman, and confidant. You could always find him wearing one of his oversized sweaters or riding his bicycle around town.
Bobby Shanafelt is survived by his wife, Helen Shanafelt of San Angelo, TX; sister, Betty Scott, of Arroyo Grande, CA; oldest daughter, Kelly Shanafelt, of Austin, TX; son, Colin Shanafelt, of Austin, TX; daughter, Mackenzie Fette, of El Paso, TX; grandson, Travis Fette; granddaughters, Presley Shanafelt, Felicity Fette, and Eleanor Fette.
Bobby is predeceased by his father, Rody Shanafelt; his mother, Autrey Shanafelt; and his daughter, Casey Shanafelt.
A memorial service will be held at College Hills Baptist Church on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 11am.