Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Robert (Bob) Marion Froedge, Metcalfe Co., KY (1927-2016)

Bob was a retired truck driver and of the protestant faith. He was a World War II Army Veteran. He was the patriarch of a large, respected Metcalfe County, KY, family. the son of the late Oran & Lillian Hayes Froedge. His wife, Tilda Fields Froedge, survives. He leaves 11 direct and three step living descendants.
Click on headline for complete obituary

Robert Marion "Bob" Froedge, age 88, of Edmonton, KY died Friday, January 29, 2016 at his home.

Graveside services will be held 1pmCT, Sunday, January 31, 2016, at Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11amCT Sunday until 12:45pmCT.

Robert (Bob) Marion Froedge, Metcalfe Co., KY (1927-2016)

He was born March 12, 1927. He was the son of the late Oran & Lillian Hayes Froedge. He died Friday, January 29, 2016, in Edmonton, Metcalfe County, KY, at the age of 88 years, 10 months, and 17 days.

Bob was a retired truck driver and of the protestant faith. Bob was a World War II Army Veteran.

He is survived by his wife Tilda Priscilla Froedge Fields of Edmonton, KY, and the following:
  • Three children: Ray Marion Froedge of Glasgow, KY; Sharon Kay Hedgus of Cincinnati, Ohio and Wayne Froedge

  • Three step children: Lisa Darlene Lockhart of Edmonton, KY; Jeffrey Wayne Compton of Edmonton, KY; and Michael Wade Compton of Somerset, KY

  • Two sisters: Phyllis and husband Don England of Edmonton, KY; and Doris Gibson of Edmonton, KY

  • Eight grandchildren
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Junior and James Froedge; and a sister Bernice Gooden.

Send condolences to the family of Robert Marion "Bob" Froedge

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2016-01-30 09:57:33

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.