Robert Arthur “Bob” Romberger, 92, of Myrtle Beach and formerly of Southern Pines, NC, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 12, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 20, 1924 in Evansville, Indiana, son of the late Robert Otto and Doris Arthur Romberger.
In addition to his parents, Bob is preceded in death by two sisters, Bonnie Crego and Lucille Runyon and one brother, Herbert Romberger.
Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He served as a Technical Sergeant in the 15th Air Force/98th Bomb Group on the flight crew of a B24. He attended Ohio State University, became a dedicated Buckeye fan and was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Bob retired from Hillenbrand Industries after serving 12 years as the President of Dominion Metalware Industries in Port Credit, Ontario, a division of Hillenbrand Industries. He attended Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet. An avid golfer, he relished time spent on the golf course. Bob adored music and enjoyed playing his trumpet. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, adored grandfather and great-grandfather.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 71 proud years, Jeane D. Rauch Romberger; two daughters, Beth Miller and husband, Bob of Myrtle Beach and Cheryl Glickstein and husband, Bruce of Lynchburg, VA; six grandchildren, Aaron and wife, Christina, Geoffrey and wife, Rebecca, Courtney and husband, Daniel, Douglas and wife, Heather, Morgan and husband, William and Jonathan; eight great-grandchildren, Corine, Grant, Rachael, Stella, Cora, Elise, Sadie and Greyson.
A Celebration of Bob’s Life will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet with Rev. Dr. B. Mike Alexander officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Bob’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1039 44th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
Online condolences may be directed to: www.burroughsfh.com.
Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.
Celebration of Life
Belin Memorial United Methodist Church
Saturday April 8th, 2017
4182 Highway 17 Business
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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It was my honor to know Bob and his wonderful family. He was blessed with a long beautiful life. He will continue to live on in our memories and hearts! God bless the Miller family and their devoted caregiver Jennifer.
Submitted by Laura C Kosinski on Feb 17 2017 10:05:55 AM
Mr. Bob was one of the finest men I have ever known. He was a loving husband, dad and grandad. He was always so proud to share his stories about serving in WWII and was really proud to be an American. I give a final salute to you, Papa, along with a huge hug. Will surely miss you. Julie and Scott Speer
Submitted by Julie speer on Feb 16 2017 10:29:28 PM
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