Bobby was a Bath County native. He was a Veteran of the US Army.
Bobby is survived by one son, Bobby Allen Shields of Augusta; wife, Sarah McKenzie of Augusta; two grandsons, Robby Austin Shields and Keagan Shields;
one granddaughter, Shana Nicole Shields; two sisters, Phyllis Shields of Mt. Sterling and Alice Shields of Mt. Sterling.
Bobby was preceded in death by one son, Rodney Shields and his parents, Albert Shields and Frances Bashford.