All American Awards & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Rev. Robert “Bob” T. Berkebile

bobRev. Robert “Bob” T. Berkebile, of Brookville, served in the United States Army during WWII.

Name: Rev. Robert “Bob” T. Berkebile
Born: July 18, 1923
Died: November 23, 2016
Hometown: Brookville, Pa.
Branch: United States Army

Bob was a retired United Methodist minister.

He was a World War II Army combat veteran serving with the 75th Infantry Division.

During the Battle of the Bulge he was severely wounded and he became a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

After his service in the military, Bob attended and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University and Asbury Theological Seminary.

After his graduation and ordination he served congregations in Pleasantville, Pa., Brookville, Pa., Connersville, Ind., Knightstown, Ind., and Indianapolis.

On July 18, 1946, he married Ardene (Higgins) Berkebile; after 42 years together, she preceded him in passing in January of 1988.

On March 23, 1990, he married Betty (Sawyer) Berkebile, during their short time together, she fell ill and preceded him in passing in February of 1992.

On April 24, 1993, he married Alice (Love) Berkebile; for over 23 years they have supported each other, and Alice survives him.

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