Robert L. “Bob” Romine, 52, 824 N. Plum St., Plymouth, a resident of Marshall and Starke Counties all of his life, died, following a lengthy illness, at 1:52 a.m. on Monday, June 18, 2001, in Porter Memorial Hospital, Valparaiso, Ind. Bob was born on April 27, 1949, in Ober, Ind. He was the son of Bernard and Florence Dickson Romine. He attended Ober schools. Never married, Bob did janitorial work at Culver Academy. He also mowed lawns and did outside work when he was able. He enjoyed rebuilding lamps and restoring and collecting antique radios. He was an enthusiastic Bingo player and enjoyed the games. Bob attended church in Ober. He is survived by two sisters and two brothers. They are: Darlene and her husband, Clifford Merkel, Wanatah, Ind., Inez Earnest, Ron Romine and Bernard Romine, all of Ober. Vernon Parrott of Plymouth, whom he raised as a son, also survives. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Donald Romine and Joy Shepperd, his companion of 21 years. Visitation with his family will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2001, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, Ind. The Rev. Robert Kirby, pastor of the New Life Pentecostal Church, Hamlet, will officiate at funeral services at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2001, in the funeral home. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, North Judson, Ind. Memorial gifts may be made to the family.