Dr. Joseph C Roby
March 25, 1931 - December 19, 2013

Birthplace:  Rome, KY
Resided In:  Owensboro KY USA
Visitation:  December 20, 2013  More Info/Directions
Service:  December 21, 2013  More Info/Directions
Cemetery:  Resurrection Cemetery  More Info/Directions

Dr. Joseph C Roby, 82, of Owensboro, died December 19, 2013 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  He was born March 25, 1931 in Rome to the late Hobert and Bernadette Speaks Roby.  Joseph graduated from St. Williams High School in Knottsville.  He graduated from Brescia University in Owensboro and from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Joseph interned at Davenport Osteopathic Hospital where he met the love of his life.  He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Owensboro.  Joseph loved music, animals, especially dogs and exotic birds and spending time with his family.  He also was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Scott.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Eileen Roby of Owensboro; children, Christy Ann (Steve) Metzger of Glasgow, Ellen (Scott) Hayden of Utica and Dr. Laura (Gary) Taylor of Amelia Island, FL; grandchildren, Ryan and Maria Metzger, Seth, Caleb and Ella Grace Hayden; siblings, Frances Ballard, Charles (Ann) Roby and Catherine (Ralph) Mudd; and several loving nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 AM on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 2 to 8 PM on Friday with prayers at 7 PM and after 9 AM on Saturday.  Care has been entrusted to Glenn Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Passionist Nuns Monastery.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left at

Print Memorial

Guestbook List CurrentList All

Memorial Obituary Program by FuneralNet
Copyright © 1998-