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Robert Paul (Bob) Rotschi, 82, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2016)

He served in the US Army infantry in Korea and Japan and was a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was the founder and former Commander of the local DAV Chapter and originated the local observances of Memorial and Veteran Days. A chef, he was a member of the Long Island Culinary Association. His memberships also included Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and the Civil Service Employees Association of New York. He was a Pigeon Fancier and Pigeon Monger and a member of the Louisville Pigeon Club. He was the widower of Georgina Huber Rotschi. He leaves 12 direct living descendants.
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Robert Paul "Bob" Rotschi, age 82, of Campbellsville died Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Golden Living Center Green Hill in Greensburg, KY.

Funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 213 University Drive, Campbellsville, KY, at 2pmCT/3pmET on Monday, June 13, 2016 with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family requests visitation from 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, on Saturday, June 11, 2016 and Sunday, June 12, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6:30pmCt on Saturday.


Robert Paul (Bob) Rotschi, 82, Taylor Co., KY (1933-2016)


Bob was born in Queens, NY on July 24, 1933. He was the son of the late Emile and Mary K. Kinn Rotschi. He died Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Greensburg, Green County, KY, at the age of 82 years, 10 months, and 16 days.

He served in the US Army infantry in Korea and Japan and was a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was the founder and former Commander of the local DAV Chapter and originated the local observances of Memorial and Veteran Days. A chef, he was a member of the Long Island Culinary Association. His memberships also included Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and the Civil Service Employees Association of New York. He was a Pigeon Fancier and Pigeon Monger and a member of the Louisville Pigeon Club.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Georgiana Huber Rotschi; a son, James Stillwell and a brother, Emile Rotschi.

He is survived by
  • His daughters: Gail Allen and her husband, Paul and Nancy Foley, of Campbellsville, KY

  • Sons: Gary Rotschi and Gregory Graham, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL

  • Four grandchildren, Brandon (Tami) Stillwell, Stephen Goodwin, Elizabeth Goodwin Erwin and Kathleen Foley

  • Four great-grandchildren, Emma Erwin, Jackson Erwin, Riley Stillwell and Kathleen Stillwell

  • And extended family, Donald and Mary Conover and family
Serving as honorary pallbearers are special friends, Richard Norby, Fred Henchen and Carl Slutz.

Send condolences to the family of Robert Paul (Bob) Rotschi.


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