Robert Shiver

September 12, 1954 ~ May 17, 2020 (age 65)

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Robert “Peach Man” Shiver, age 65 of Crestview passed away on May 17, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born on September 12, 1954 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida to Morris Varner and Bobbie Shiver. Robert grew up in the Panama City area and graduated high school from Panama City. Robert loved to go fishing and working on cars. People around the Crestview and DeFuniak Springs communities knew him as the “Peach Man”, he loved selling his produce to the locals in the area.  Most of all Robert loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Robert was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Edward Shiver; and sister, Cathy Shiver.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy, of 27 ½ years; children, Molly Barrow & Keith Stephens, Scott Shiver, Sara Shiver & Josh Bloom, and Justin Joseph; sisters, Gloria Kennedy and Gayle Cox; grandchildren Jailyn Joseph, Brooklynn Barrow Freeman & Hunter, Trey Barrow, Jace & Blake Joseph, Vinnie, Ollie and Eddie Bloom; great-grandchildren, Everlee Freeman; and numerous, nieces, nephews and extended family.

A private family service will take place at a later date.


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