Robert Marion “Bob” Pomeroy, 89, of Front Royal, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 2, 2018, in the Winchester Medical Center.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 5, at 2:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home conducted by Sammy Campbell. Interment will follow in the Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Pomeroy was born September 22, 1928, in Flint Hill, son of the late Robert Jackson and Lillie Alice Day Pomeroy. He retired from the Family Dollar Distribution Center in 2008, prior to that he worked in many years in grocery retail. Mr. Pomeroy enlisted in the United States Navy on June 13, 1946 and was an avid animal lover. He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Pomeroy.
Surviving are three daughters Debra Mayes of Luray, Patricia Brinklow and husband Joe of Front Royal and Alice “Kathy” Pomeroy Kerns and husband Rodney of Cross Junction; two sons Charles Robert “Bobby” Armel, Jr. of Alabama and Roger “Buddy” Pomeroy and wife Susie of West Virginia; two sisters Julia Rutherford of Front Royal and Frances Spence of Winchester; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Pomeroy was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one brother William Henry “Red” Pomeroy and one sister Mae Boyd.
Pallbearers will be Richard Rutherford, John Rutherford, Richard Rutherford, Jr., Michael Rutherford, Dalton Rutherford, Brendon Rutherford and Jesse Pomeroy.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 5 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Warren County, 1245 Progress Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630.
There will be a time of food and fellowship following the graveside service at the Giles B. Cook 53 American Legion.