Robert Arthur Romberger


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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.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.