Robert M. Shaylor

October 16, 1929 ~ July 3, 2021 (age 91)

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Beloved husband, father, and grandfather Robert M. “Bob” Shaylor, 91, of Troy, PA passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at the Bradford County Manor.  He was the loving husband of Muriel (Watkins) Shaylor who passed away September 10, 2020. The couple married June 20, 1954 and had 66 happy years together. 

 Bob was born on October 16, 1929 in Rochester, New York, son of the late Fred Cornell and Arlie (Evert) Shaylor. He was a well-known and highly respected businessman in Troy and the surrounding areas being owner/operator of Shaylor Auctioneers. Bob was a member of the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association and the National Auctioneers Association. Bob was a man of faith and admired by all who knew him. 


 Bob is survived by his children: Eugene (Lori) Shaylor and Cindy (Vance) Shaylor, grandchildren: Krysta (Daniel) Clay, Andrea (Adam) Herman, Jenna (David) VanLoon,  Chad (Shannon) Shaylor, Kellen Hoose, and Joshua Stroman, several great grandchildren, brother-in-law William (Ann) Watkins, brother-in-law Morris Fuller, along with numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Muriel, brothers-in-law Howard (Edith) Watkins and James Watkins, sisters-in-law Marie (Morgan) Decker, Wanda (Bernard) Yanchuk, Elizabeth (John) Newhart, Jean Fuller and Mary Belle Watkins. 


Family and friends are welcome to call from 12:00-2:00 PM on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 1093 West Main St. Troy, PA. The funeral service to celebrate Bob’s life will follow the visitation at 2:00 PM on July 8th at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Columbia Valley Cemetery after the service.  


 The family would like to offer a special thanks to the entire staff of the Bradford County Manor for their loving and gentle care.  

 Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to the charity of one’s own choosing. 

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Funeral Service
July 8, 2021

2:00 PM
Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home
1093 W. Main St
Troy, PA 16947

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