Robert Paul Maiville
May 18, 1934  -  March 3, 2018

Robert Paul Maiville

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Elmwood Funeral Home
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
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Funeral Service
Cowboy Heritage Church
8468 County Rd 112 N
Clyde, TX  79510
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
2:00 p.m.
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Elmwood Memorial Park
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
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I served in the Air Force.

Robert Paul Maiville passed away March 3, 2018. A visitation will be 5:00PM – 7:00PM, Tuesday March 6, 2018 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Hwy 277 South, Abilene, Texas. A Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Cowboy Heritage Church 8468 County Rd 112 N, Clyde, Texas. Interment will follow the service in Elmwood Memorial Park.

Robert was born May 18, 1934 in Luther, Michigan to George Hermandez Maiville II and Lydia Nelson. He grew up as a farm boy and as a young man he joined the Army and then the United States Air Force and served his country for more than 20 years. His service included the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He married the love of his life, Shirley, on July 22, 1959 and started a family. He loved Shirley with every fiber of his being and family was important to him. He taught his family to always do their best. He loved animals and nature. He enjoyed working on his blue bonnets, garden and rose bushes which were named after his children. He appreciated and enjoyed the Clyde Cowboy Church. He was the leader in the family. He was very loved and is greatly missed.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, George; his son-in-law, Michael; daughter, Carrie Jean great-granddaughter, Makayla; and, grandson-in-law, Jesse.

Robert is survived by his wife, Shirley Maiville; his children, Susan Boyd, Laverne Marks (Steven), Aaron Maiville (Sharon), Roxanna Strieby (Carl); his grandchildren, Erica Herwig (Ralph), Jason Lodzinski (Alanna), Amanda Rongey (Jesse), Joey Maiville, Mary Delpilar (Donald), Matthew Strieby (Danielle) and Tara Badorf (Will); great grandchildren, Makayla, Wendi, Henry, Jaedon, Connor, Braylen, Daphne, Ollie, Noah, Hayden, Donna, and Maria; great-great grandchildren, Gracie and Weston; sister in law, Jean (George) and Philip (Barbara).

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  1. Angela Maiville
    Luther, MI

    Still thinking of you all. So happy to have the memory of last summer in Luther. Much love

  2. Cindy and Phil
    Freeport, MI

    Sue and Roxanna - Our thoughts and prayers to you at this most difficult time. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Take Care Phil and Cindy

  3. Nyann and Mike Dordan
    Alto, MI

    So deeply sorry about his death. We have a loving God who will get all of us through this,praying for peace from your grief. Love to the whole family.

  4. DonnaLong
    Luther,Michigan, MI

    So sorry for your loss Shirley and family.It's been quite a few years since we were all neighbors, but did not forget any of you. Glad we saw you and Bob at the ALUMNI reunion a couple of years ago. And now your granddaughter lives back in Luther..small world.

  5. Donald Hoover
    Cadillac, MI

    My heartfelt condolences to my old friends. Growing up I also looked upon I as a second dad he will be missed love you all

  6. John C. Batdorf
    Mount Holly Springs, PA

    Heartfelt condolences for you all. We salute you for your Service Kind Sir.

  7. The Valentine Family
    Saginaw, MI

    We r so sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to you all. Love you guys.

  8. Pamela Smith
    Hersey, MI

    Tara, so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers to you and your family.

  9. , TX

    Sue, We are all thinking of you and your family

  10. Matt Strieby
    Burton, MI

    Will always love and remember you gpa

  11. Mary Delpilar
    Stella, NC

    My grandpa, my hero, my brother in arms.
    I love you and miss you so. I will see you again. Save me a seat at the table.

  12. Bootz
    Mackinaw City, MI

    We are so so very sorry for your loss.... we are with you all in thoughts and much love⭕️❌
    Mick and Sabrina Bootz
    Mackinaw City

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