ROBY, P.D., 86, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012.
P.D. was a Navy veteran of World War II, where he spent time as a professional boxer, a Mason with J-Town Masonic Lodge #774, a 32nd degree Scottish Rite, former Commander of VFW and charter member of Waverly Archers. He was also a retired Electrical Supervisor for DuPont, where he worked for 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Rolene Purdue Roby; and step-daughter, Charmaine French.
Survivors include his children, Billy Roby (Janet), Jan Philipps (Jackson); grandson, Charlie Drew Kennedy; eight great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Gee-Gee Warren.
Funeral service will be held at 1 pm, Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Ratterman & Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road, with cremation to follow. Visitation will be Monday from 2 - 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
The family has asked that memorial donations be made to Kosair Charities in his memory.
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