Bobby Gene Rockhold was born on Dec. 1, 1938, to Ivan and Mary (Gaskill) Rockhold in Lineville, Iowa.
Bob was raised in Lineville where he attended Lineville Methodist Church and ACL (Allerton-Clio-Lineville) Schools. He participated in high school football, basketball and baseball.
Bob attended Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville, Mo. His career started as a teacher in Lineville and ended as a counselor in Wayne Community School upon retirement.
Bob married Betty Frampton of Allerton on Nov. 18, 1961, at the Lineville Methodist Church. Bob and Betty made their home in Corydon with their children, Brenda and Bradly.
Bob enjoyed card parties, water skiing, golfing, fishing, deer hunting and watching his son and grandchildren’s sporting events. He was a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals and Iowa Hawkeyes fan.
Bob, loving husband, father, and grandfather, 81, passed away July 3, 2020, at his home.
Bob is survived by daughter, Brenda and son, Brad; granddaughter, Ashley; grandsons, Luke and Colby; brother, Junior Rockhold; sister-in-law, Sue Cooper; brother-in-law, Bill Frampton (Lucille); and many more and many more family members and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Betty; his parents; sister-in-law, Tina; father-in-law, Ralph; mother-in-law, Donna; sister-in-law, Rosemary Roe (Wayne); brothers-in-law: Jack Frampton (Marjorie), JC Frampton (LaVonne) and George Frampton (Charlene).
Bob’s preference was to be cremated; he will be buried at a later date with Betty.
A memorial will be decided on at a later date by Brenda and Brad.