Kenneth “Ken” E. Robb, a resident for the past nine years of Coolspring Township, formerly of Greenville, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, in his home of an illness since September 2011. He was 85.
Mr. Robb was born Nov. 7, 1927, in Grove City to Stanley M. Robb and Mildred M. Coulter Robb.
He was a graduate of Grove City High School, class of 1945, and attended Grove City College.
Ken retired in 1990 from the former R.D. Werner Co., Sugar Grove Township, where he was a cost accountant for 28 years. He operated his own tax service business from his home for 25 years.
Mr. Robb was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Grove City. While living in Greenville, he formerly was a member of Greenville United Methodist Church.
He served in World War II with the Army and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7599, Reynolds. Kenneth was a member of both the senior golf league and bowling league, Greenville.
He enjoyed his family, sports, hunting and fishing.
His wife, the former Dorothy P. Owen, whom he married Sept. 21, 1951, survives at home.
Also surviving are two children, Kim and her husband Dr. Daniel Baker, Sharpsville; and Kris A. Robb and his wife Amy, Lewistown, Pa.; four grandchildren, Greg Baker and his wife Maggie; Sarah Keaton and her husband Curt; Zach Robb and Nathan Robb; a stepgranddaughter, Jennifer Smith and her husband Rick; and three stepgreat-grandchildren, Kyle, Caleb and Jenalee Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ken’s memory to Feed My Sheep, 320 N. Main St., Slippery Rock, PA 16057; or American Cancer Society, 3208 B Wilmington Road, Box 5037, New Castle, PA 16105.
Kenneth “Ken” E., 85, Coolspring Township, formerly of Greenville.
Calling hours: 10 a.m. to time of service Saturday (4-27-13) in CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
Service: Funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev. Howard A. Greenfield, senior pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Grove City, officiating.
Interment: Crestview Memorial Park Inc., Pine Township.