Robert King

August 22, 1917January 3, 2013

King, Robert “Bob” 95, another member of our greatest generation passed away January 3 at Mt. Holly Nursing Home. Bob was born in Butler County to the late Allen and Dartha King. Sgt. King volunteered to serve our Army and was proud of his bronze stars he earned. He talked of his five invasions and his buddies he left behind and how he survived. He also talked of being involved in liberating and freeing the Dachau Prison Camp. Sgt. King fought with the AAA106th attached to the 45th infantry with General Patton. Bob was a proud member of the American Legion Post 180 in St. Matthews. He worked as a bar manager for the Brown Hotel. Then continued working for Walch Liquors. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Arverna King, stepson David Bramble and stepdaughter Sharon Crumpton. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Geneva King, stepchildren James, Steve, Ben and Susan Bramble. He also had 16 step grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren and numerous great great grandchildren and his four dearly loved cats, Blackie, Chicken Little, Bobwire and Flicker. Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Kentucky Humane Society or Alley Cats. A service honoring the life of Bob will be held Monday at 12 noon at Evergreen Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-6pm at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Sunday, January 6, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 7, 2013

Robert King

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Robert Crumpton

January 12, 2013

Grandma, Grandpa was A great man, I know this is a hard time for you. Im just a phone call away if you need anything. ~Robert Crumpton

Robert Crumpton

January 12, 2013

Grandma, Grandpa was a great man, I know this is a hard time. If you need anything Im a phone call away. ~Robert Crumpton

Benjamin Bramble

January 10, 2013

Mom I know he will be greatly missed he was always their for you and I'll always be their to continue that watch your loving son

Lisa Lindell

January 7, 2013

Mrs King & family. So sorry for the loss of Mr King. He was a fine neighbor whom we enjoyed having in our lives. He had such a wonderful life. Please accept the sympathies of Riviera Community Association & know you can call us if you need anything.

Lisa & Steve Lindell

valerie Bramble

January 6, 2013

Geneva I'm so sorry for the loss of a husband so dear as bob was to you, he will always be watching over you. I love you valerie