CMSgt William Robert Rohr Sr., USAF Retired

Published 12:12 pm Thursday, April 27, 2017

CMSgt William Robert Rohr Sr., USAF Retired, of Burkeville, passed away April 25, 2017.

He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Gloria May Garrabrant Rohr, and his granddaughter, Karen Elizabeth Morgan.

He is survived by his five children: William R. Rohr Jr. and wife of Crewe; Virginia S. Morgan of Burkeville; Patricia A. Hill and husband of Jetersville;  Barbara J. Rohr and husband of Manassas; and David J. Rohr and wife of Rice. He is also survived by six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. 

Chief Rohr was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He served 28 years in the United States Air Force. After retiring from the Air Force, he entertained several different careers to include shop teacher at Prince Edward County High School, and he was employed by buildings and grounds at Hampden-Sydney College. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren as well as traveling. He enjoyed being the center of attention and was loved by all.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Southside Virginia SPCA.

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.