Robert William Stumpe
Robert William Stumpe
November 24, 1945 - July 4, 2018

Robert William Stumpe, 72, of Palatka passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka.

Born in St. Augustine, Robert was a lifelong resident of Palatka. He was a 1964 graduate of Palatka Senior High School. He had worked with the State Road Department for 41 years as a surveyor and later as an inspector before retiring in 2006. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. He loved his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Dorothy Stumpe; a sister, Virginia Stumpe; parents-in-law, C.R. and Effie Sheffield; and a sister-in-law, Janet Rea.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Nancy Sheffield Stumpe of Palatka; two sons and daughter-in-law, Charles William and Amanda Stumpe of Bostwick, and Robert Wayne Stumpe of Palatka; a sister and brother-in-law, Gail and Jimmy Clark of Palatka; and four grandchildren, Justin Stumpe, Will Stumpe, Jarrett Stumpe and David Stumpe.

The family will receive friends at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka on Saturday, July 7th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 8th at the funeral home with Pastor Willie McKinnon officiating. Burial will follow in Palatka Memorial Gardens.

Memorial gifts may be sent to American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas TX 75231 ( or National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016 ( Friends may sign the online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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