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Robert Broome

November 25, 2008

Grandy- Robert Broome  70, died at home after a valiant battle with illness Tuesday November 25, 2008.  Born in Charlotte, North Carolina December 1, 1937 to the late Marvin and Mable Broome, Robert served his country honorably as a United States Army paratrooper in the 1950’s.  He was employed with the City of Norfolk as the Chief Plumbing Inspector and retired after 21 years of civil service.

Always active and willing to help others, Robert held the office of President of the Virginia Plumbing Mechanical Inspection Association (VPMIA) and was also a past president of the Virginia Cross Connection Association.  After retiring to North Carolina with his wife, Robert joined the American Legion Post 288 Coinjock, and enjoyed spending time with his fellow legionaires. Robert will be remembered fondly and missed by all he touched.

Left to cherish the memory of Robert Broome is his wife Linda of the Grandy residence, one son, Joseph Rosser Case Broome; one daughter, Diana Lynne Case; two grandchildren, and a host of relatives and dear friends. The family will hold a private memorial service at a future date.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial tributes in Robert’s honor be forwarded to The American Diabetes Association and/ or the American Heart Association.

Condolences to the family may be sent via the on-line register at  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.