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Bobby Rorer

Bobby D Rorer

Thursday May 29, 1924 - Friday October 16, 2020
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Bobby Duke Rorer, son of the late Charles Newton Rorer and Irene Smith Rorer, was born on May 29, 1924.
His wife, Dana Childress Rorer; one son, Christopher Duke Rorer; two daughters, the late Linda Lee Perraut, Robin Rae Taylor; one stepson, Kenneth Walter Jorette; nine grandchildren, Pamela Coleman, Jimmie Perraut, the late Christopher Perraut, Ran Perraut, Adam Perraut, Emily Taylor, Kelly Taylor, Brandy Taylor, Branden Rorer; two step grandchildren, Wesley Jorette, Emma Jorette; several great, and great great grandchildren; and one sister, Audry Rorer.
Bobby was a member of Salvisa Baptist Church in Salvisa, Kentucky.
He served three years in the South Pacific Theater during World War II as an equipment operator with the 871st Airborne Engineers.
He was a commissioned member of the Animal Diagnostic Laboratory Advisory Committee appointed by Governor Paul E. Patton. Commissioned as an Honorary Commissioner of Agriculture by Billy Ray Smith, the former commissioner of Agriculture for Kentucky. He was also a member of the Kentucky Commission Community of volunteerism appointed by Governor Steve Beshear. Bobby was also a Kentucky Colonel and Kentucky Admiral.
He was a former member of the American Legion Post 34 in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, and a former board member of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International, Carrollton, KY 41008.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. View and sign the guest book www.warefuneralhome.com.
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Theosa Hoffeld

Posted at 12:08pm
To Bobby's family and friends,
We knew Bobby while we lived in Lawrenceburg from 1995-2006. Bobby would always have a story, joke or just say hello. Always enjoyed talking with him during the Burgoo Festival and many evenings he would stop by the Five Star gas station and see how things were going.
Our family sends condolences to Bobby's family. He will be missed but not forgotten.
Theosa Hoffeld, John Hoffeld and Zak Hoffeld.
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Ann Cheek

Posted at 04:19pm
I’m so sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing. He and I have been friends since he moved to Anderson County. We had many in-depth conversations. He will be greatly missed.
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Joanie

Posted at 08:29pm
Sure gonna miss Bobby he was a great person loved seeing him in Walmart 507 Lawrenceburg Ky. he was family there. Rest easy Bobby
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Dixiana Solomon

Posted at 03:20pm
Robin, so sorry to hear this. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Dixie and Frank Solomon
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Candi Philpott

Posted at 10:01am
So sorry for your loss, prayers for this family.
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