Robert John McLendon Jr., 54, of Shady Cove, Ore., passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013. He was born November 5, 1958, to Robert John McLendon and Marilyne Beatrice Calkins.

Robert served our country in the U.S. Army. He was a tree climber and arborist. Some of his many interests included reading, fishing, BBQs, swimming, and bicycling.

Robert is survived by his children, Ricky, Jenny, Elizabeth, Cassie, Sabrina, Robert, Carlie, Dakota, and Tessa of southern Oregon; mother, Marilyne Seifert of Ore.; father and stepmother, Robert and Linda McLendon of Texas; mother of his children, Teresa McLendon; brother, Doug McLendon of Texas; sister, Loretta Tshiedel of Texas; aunt, Linda Jackson of Ore., three granddaughters, two grandsons; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins that all loved him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Albert Jones; stepfather, Max Seifert; uncle, Mike Calkins; aunt, Sharon Casaccia; and uncle, Delvin Calkins.

There will be a memorial held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2013 at Talent United Methodist Church, 206, W Wagner St., Talent, Ore., with Reverand W.E. (Bill) Hare officiating.