Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at the First Baptist Church, 225 First Ave. S.W. of Ardmore, with Father Randy Simmons officiating and the Rev. Earl Scroggins assisting. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will host a visitation from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at the funeral home.
Robbie was the second born to Rocky and Annette Shirley on March 25, 1979, in Ardmore. He passed from this life on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. He attended Plainview Schools and graduated from Plainview High School in 1998. He went on to study at the University of Central Oklahoma. Robbie had a love for life, an infectious smile and a great sense of humor. He worked for Leam Drilling Systems as a directional driller in Louisiana. Robbie met Lindsay in 2014 and after a whirlwind romance, Robbie and Lindsay married in Shakespeare’s Garden in Central Park, New York City, N.Y., June 9, 2015. They loved traveling to New York City and leaving a special memory with everyone they met.
They were blessed with two miracles: the birth of their daughters, Saylor Apple Shirley on Feb. 29, 2016, and Stevie Jae Moon Shirley Jan. 19, 2017. His world revolved around loving and caring for his girls; they were the light of his life.
Robbie enjoyed spending time at the lake on his houseboat and trying to unsuccessfully out-fish his wife. He loved to cook and create gourmet meals and trying new, adventurous menu items. Robbie loved spending time with his friends and was a dedicated OSU fan.
He is survived by wife, Lindsay Dyan Shirley; daughters, Saylor Apple Shirley and Stevie Jae Moon Shirley; parents, Rocky and Annette Shirley; brother, Jamie Shirley and wife Jennifer; sister, Stephanie Hammon and husband Kenny; brother, Ricky Shirley and wife Natalie; sister, Taylor Shirley; nieces and nephews, Riley and Jacelyn Hammon, Jaxon and Jourden Shirley, Violet Shirley and Mia and Olivia Ditto; grandparents, Clarence and Elizabeth Saylors and Truett and Shirley Ann Shirley; and many cousins, aunts, uncles and numerous friends.
Robbie was preceded in death by grandmother, Marjorie Ann Shirley; aunt, Nancy Love; uncle, Shaun Saylors; and uncle, Richy Shirley.
Pallbearers will be Harry Otho Thomas, Nathan “Tator” Thomas, Otho Thomas, Aaron Maib, Casey McCarthic, Wes Womack, Robert Lee and Daris George.
Honorary pallbearers will be Shaun Dewbre, Bobby Dewbre, Eddie Dewbre, Charlie Love, Clay Love, Chris Love, John Hartman, Blake Campo, Marshal Knot and beloved friends.
Online condolences may be made at craddockfuneralhome.com.