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Robert E. "Oz" Calhoun

March 30, 1923 ~ February 27, 2022 (age 98)

Obituary

Robert E. “Oz” Calhoun age 98 of Calhoun Road, a life long Brockway, PA resident,  died on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at the Jefferson Manor in Brookville. Born on March 30, 1923 in Brockway, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Olive Morrison Calhoun. On March 13, 1943 he married Patricia Ward and she preceded him in death on October 17, 2014. Retired, Robert had been employed at Brockway Glass in Central Maintenance in the Repair Crew. He was a U.S. Army, WW II Veteran serving in the Army Air Corps as a Nose Gunner on a B-25 in the Pacific Theater. Robert was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Brockway. He enjoyed hunting, bowling and was an avid farmer all of his life. Later in life he enjoyed planting crops to feed the deer. He was a member of the N.R.A. and the Brockway Sportsmen’s Club. Robert and Patricia enjoyed traveling to Winter Haven, Florida during the cold winter months, and they made and enjoyed these trips for 15 years. He and Patricia also participated in the Appalachian Wagon Train for 6 years,  Pat riding in the wagon and Robert on the horse. They also operated their own green house for 6 years. Robert was the last surviving member of his immediate family.  He is survived by a daughter Patricia Hamblin of Brockway; a son Clifford (Sheri) Calhoun also of Brockway; 9 grandchildren: Shane (Julia) Hamblin of Cross, SC; Clayton Calhoun of Brockway; Megan (Nick) Frank  of Martinsburg, WV; Ty (Shannon) Calhoun of Erie, PA; Courtney (Josh) Snyder of Punxsutawney, PA; Stormey (John) Collins, Cali Craven, Zebulon (Casey) Undernehr all of Bentonville, AR;  Elijah (Rebecca) Undernehr of Tulsa OK; 14 great-grandchildren: Zachary and Kane Hamblin; Jax Calhoun, Ava and Quinn Snyder, Anthony Meley, Maddox and Maisie Craven, Eleanor and Juniper Undernehr, Liam and Brooklyn Calhoun, Xander and Berkeley Collins and 3 great great grandchildren: Givonni, Zelda and Poppy Meley. He is also survived by a sister-in-law Kay Calhoun; a daughter-in-law Penny Calhoun both of Brockway and a son-in-law George Undernehr of Bentonville, AR as well as by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and his wife he is preceded in death by a daughter Robyn Undernehr; a son Dennis Lee Calhoun; 2 sisters: Mary Belle Corbett and Bonnie Bell and 3 brothers William, Dwight and Wayne Calhoun. Calling hours will be on Thursday, March 3 from 6PM to 8PM at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway and from 12PM to 1PM  on Friday March 4 at the Brockway Presbyterian Church. A Funeral Service will immediately follow at 1PM with Pastor Christopher McCloskey officiating. Burial will follow in the Beechtree Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Presbyterian Church 817 Main Street Brockway, PA 15824, the Brockway Schools and Community Education Foundation 40 North Street Brockway PA 15824 or to the charity of the donors choice. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 3, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc.
1033 4th Avenue
Brockway, Pennsylvania 15824

Visitation
Friday
March 4, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Presbyterian Church
Main Street
Brockway, Pa. 15824

Funeral Service
Friday
March 4, 2022

1:00 PM
Presbyterian Church (Brockway)

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