Robert Joseph “Bob” Veroline, 75, of Murphy died Saturday, October 19, 2013 in a Gainesville, GA hospital. He was a native of Camden, NJ, but had lived in Ft. Lauderdale, FL before moving to Murphy in 2002. Bob was a retired Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist. He was a member of the Ranger United Methodist Church, where he was a choir member and active in the men’s group.
He was the son of the late Joseph and Anna Lanchony Veroline and the husband of the late Laura Lamon Veroline, who died August 31, 2007.
Surviving are his wife, Thelma Veroline; a daughter, Christine Bauer and husband, Troy of Colorado Springs, CO; two sons, Randy Veroline and wife, Marilyn of Murphy, and Bobby Veroline Jr. of Leesville, LA; five step-sons; two sisters, Dina Nec of Cherry Hill, NJ, and Corina DeSorte of Pennsauken, NJ; three brothers, Frank Veroline of Green Cove Springs, FL, Joseph Veroline of Sewell, NJ, and Anthony Veroline of Murphy; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 23 in the Ranger United Methodist Church with Pastor Bradley Lisk officiating. Interment was in the Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Dan Brown, Master Chief Doug Brown, Paul Wilson, David Jennings, Mike Malle, and Van Morgan.
The family received friends from 6-8 Tuesday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy where the body remained until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the services.
The family requests memorials be made in memory of Robert Joseph “Bob” Veroline to the Relay for Life of Cherokee County, PO Box 1151, Murphy, NC 28906 or to the Ranger United Methodist Church, c/o Faye Ledford, 5975 Highway 64 West, Murphy, NC 28906.
Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.