ROCK HILL -- Mr. Robert LeRoy Schultheiss, 82, of 2215 Keswick Lane died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at his home.
Services to be held in Grand Rapids, Mich., at a later date.
A native of Grand Rapids, Mich., Mr. Schultheiss was a son of the late Edward and Clarabelle McVay Schultheiss. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, the Elks Club and the Grace Lutheran Church. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, where he served in the Pacific. He retired from Lear-Siegler Inc., with 35 years of service as Senior Quality Engineer and retired from the FAA as an Air Worthiness Inspector. He also was a self-employed contractor to the FAA as a designated Air Worthiness Representative.
Mr. Schultheiss is survived by his wife, MaryAnna Schultheiss of the home; his sons, Robert Schultheiss and wife, Joan, of Kennewick, Wash., Rick Schultheiss and wife, Vicki, of Memphis, Ind., and Ron Schultheiss and wife, Susan, of Rock Hill; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28210; Grace Lutheran Church, 508 Aiken Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730; or Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.
Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel is serving the Schultheiss family. Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net.