Dr. Joseph C. Roby PDF Print
Friday, 20 December 2013 09:36

Dr. Joseph C. Roby, 82, of Owensboro died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 25, 1931, in Rome to the late Hobert and Bernadette Speaks Roby. Joseph graduated from St. William High School in Knottsville. He graduated from Brescia University in Owensboro and from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Joseph interned at Davenport Osteopathic Hospital, where he met the love of his life. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Owensboro. Joseph loved music, animals, especially dogs and exotic birds, and spending time with his family. He also was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Scott.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Eileen Roby of Owensboro; children Christy Ann (Steve) Metzger of Glasgow, Ellen (Scott) Hayden of Utica and Dr. Laura (Gary) Taylor of Amelia Island, Fla.; grandchildren Ryan and Maria Metzger and Seth, Caleb and Ella Grace Hayden; siblings Frances Ballard, Charles (Ann) Roby and Catherine (Ralph) Mudd; and several loving nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday. Care has been entrusted to Glenn Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Passionist Nuns Monastery. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.glennfuneralhome.com.


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