Robert R. Scharf, a 16-year resident of Colville, passed away on June 2, 2011 at the age of 68. He was born Jan. 20, 1943 in Hannibal, MO, the son of Bill and Marie Scharf. Before moving to Colville, Robert worked at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard in California for 20 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed computer programming, metal fabrication, and most of all, working in his machine shop. Robert is survived by his wife Lynda of Colville; a brother, Nick Scharf and his wife Jenny, San Francisco, CA; his sister-in-law, Kathy Waldburger, of Colville; cousins, Hollybeth Anderson, Decatur, GA, and Susan Scharf, Willits, CA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Colville Food Bank. Danekas Funeral Chapel and Crematory has been entrusted with the arrangements.