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Robert H. (Bob) Romine, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2014)

He made a commitment to Christian service at age twelve. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and had been a missionary servant to Costa Rica, Venezuela and Haiti. He was the developer of Red Fern Allis Chalmers Sales and Services in 1957 and A-1 Cooling Company in 1971. He was an entrepreneur and self-taught engineer. He was known as the man to call when your tractor needed repair or the fryer broke at McDonalds or Famous Recipe. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He loved traveling with his family and friends having ventured to Israel, Spain, Dominican Republic, Canada and all fifty states; yet, his greatest passion in life was helping others. He united in marriage to Vaniel Hubbard January 22, 1944. She preceded him in death July 13, 2011. He leaves eight direct living descendants.
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Robert H. "Bob" Romine, 89, of Campbellsville, KY ascended into Heaven at 3:50pmET, Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Campbellsville.

Funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. Neil Salvaterra. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY.


Pallbearers: Tommy Cave, George Martin, David McMahan, Lee Romine, Paul Romine, and Mark Williams.

Robert H. (Bob) Romine, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2014)

Robert H. "Bob" Romine, of Campbellsville, KY, was the son of the late Melvin Romine and Martha Frances McCorkle Romine and was born Tuesday, January 7, 1925 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He ascended into Heaven Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 89 years, 10 months, and one day.

He made a commitment to Christian service at age twelve. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and had been a missionary servant to Costa Rica, Venezuela and Haiti. He was the developer of Red Fern Allis Chalmers Sales and Services in 1957 and A-1 Cooling Company in 1971. He was an entrepreneur and self-taught engineer. He was known as the man to call when your tractor needed repair or the fryer broke at McDonalds or Famous Recipe. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He loved traveling with his family and friends having ventured to Israel, Spain, Dominican Republic, Canada and all fifty states; yet, his greatest passion in life was helping others. He united in marriage to Vaniel Hubbard January 22, 1944. She preceded him in death July 13, 2011.

He is survived by the following:
  • One son: Michael Romine (U.S. Postal Letter Carrier and retired Navy Petty Officer First Class) and wife Llany of Goodlettsville, Tennessee

  • One daughter: Darlene Eastridge (Dean, Carver School at Campbellsville University) and husband, Ronnie of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Dana Clements Milby of Nashville, Tennessee; Joshua Eastridge of Louisville, KY; Cristina Romine and Melissa Romine of Goodlettsville, Tennessee

  • Two great-grandchildren: Brennan Mattingly and Maddox Clark

  • And a host of nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He loved God, Vaniel, their children, grandchildren and their church.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister: James R. Romine, Lee Romine, Harvey Romine, Relda Sanders and Willie (Bill) Romine.

The family gratefully acknowledges Campbellsville Retirement Home for their loving and attentive care and Amedisys and Hosparus for their nursing care during his last days here on earth. Expressions of sympathy should be donations to Hosparus or the First United Methodist Church Endowment Fund and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Send a condolence to the family of Robert (Bob) Romine.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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Robert H. (Bob) Romine, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2014)



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