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Obituary: Robert K. Reff, 76, Taylor Co., KY

Mr. Reff was a former engineer at Ingersoll and was a veteran of the Korean War. He will be accorded military honors by the Marion Co. Veterans Honor Guard

Mr. Robert K. Reff, 76, died Thursday, September 24, 2009, in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 11:00amET, Monday, September 28, 2009, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 425 N. Central AV, Campbellsville, KY by Rev. James Bromwich. Burial will be in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Cemetery with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers are Ken Collins, Johnny Comins, Ricky Comins, Jim Dorman, Bobby McMahan, and Gene Mosz.

Robert K. Reff, Campbellsville, KY (January 1, 1933 - September 24, 2009)

Robert K. Reff of Campbellsville, son of the late Charles Reff and May Moineau Reff, was born January 1, 1933 in Clayton, New York. He died at 2:10amET, Thursday, September 24, 2009 in Campbellsville, KY, at the age of 76 years, 8 months, and 23 days.

He was a member of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Air Force.

He was a retired senior engineer of Ingersoll Rand Company in Campbellsville.He united in marriage to Patricia "Pat" Digman May 14, 1960.

Besides his wife, Pat Reff of Campbellsville, he is survived by the following:
  • Three sons and their spouses: Kenn and Lisa Ref, Chandler, IN: Kevin and Teresa Reff, Springfield, TN; and Michael Reff and Lisa Anne Gaston of Atlanta, Georgia

  • Four grandsons: Noah Reff and Evan Reff, Chandler, IN; and Isaac Reff and Aaron Reff of Springfield, TN

  • Two step-granddaughters: Allison Gaston- Enholm and Hayley Harper Gaston-Enholm of Atlanta, GA

  • One brother and three sisters: Charles Reff and Grace Alheim of Watertown, NY: Virginia Comins of Syracuse, NY; and Sister Faith Reff of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister, John Reff and Sister Rita Reff.
Family requests Expressions of sympathy be donations to National Right to Life, Ewtn, Life House Center or St. Jude's Children Hospital and may be made at the funeral home.Send condolences to the family of Robert K. ReffParrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, in charge of arrangements.
The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, Campbellsville, KY, is in charge of funeral arrangements.Send online condolenes to to the family of James Luther Willis

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


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