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Date published: 7/18/2013

Robert C. Verne

Robert C. "Bobby" Verne, 57, of Woodford died Monday, July 15, 2013.

He had retired after 30 years as a research scientist with Philip Morris Corp. and had a bachelor's degree from VCU. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Don Verne.

He was a loving husband and father. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed playing tennis and playing the bass guitar with his friends.

Survivors include his wife, Alice Patton Verne; two daughters, Sarah Derr and her husband, Brian, and Taylor Verne; three brothers, Mike Verne and his wife, Elaine, Bruce Verne and John Verne and his wife, Wendy; a sister, Donna Raynes and her husband, Mike; a niece, Jennifer Simmons; five nephews, Josh Raynes, Daniel, Don and Tyler Tingler and Brian Verne; great-nephew Blake Simmons; and great-niece Dru Simmons.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at the funeral home.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Bowling Green Volunteer Rescue Squad, Box 621, Bowling Green, VA 22427.

Sign register book online at storkefuneralhome.com.