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Buddy L. Romine

November 16th, 1930 – September 14th, 2017

Buddy Lee Romine, age 86 of Ashland, IL passed away at 7:34 pm on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, IL. He was born on November 16, 1930 in Macomb, IL the son of Herbert and Anne (Teel) Romine. On September 4, 1955 he married Barbara Skiles in Macomb. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Sue (and Preston) McKinnon of Murrayville, IL and Jodie Romine of Jacksonville, IL, two sons, Brian (and Susan Holt) Romine of Florissant, MO and Eric (and Michelle Cox) Romine of Ashland, one grandson Philip (and Britany Kimbro) McKinnon of Jacksonville, IL, two great-grandchildren, Bailey Noel and Paxton Elliot McKinnon, an honorary grandson, Brett (and Misty) Spencer, an honorary great-granddaughter Claire Josephine Spencer, two sisters, Mary Bowser of Wheeling, WV and Sheila Doyle of Macomb, IL, and one brother Terry (and Kay) Romine of Wheeling, WV.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Anne (Teel) Romine-Caldwell, his step-mother Marge Hillyer-Romine, and a sister Wanda Romine Doring.

Bud was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War, stationed in Okinawa, Japan, serving for 4 years. He then retired from the Army National Guard after 34 years of service at Camp Lincoln in Springfield, IL where he served in the 3637th Maintenance Co. and the 232nd S and S Battalion.

He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. His hobby was tinkering around and he enjoyed helping out on the family farm in rural Browning, IL.

Bud was a patriot and he loved his country.

Services will be held on Monday, September 18th at 11:00 am at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. Pastor Bob Kerr will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Ridgeville Cemetery, Browning, IL with full military rites provided by the Astoria American Legion Post #25. Memorials in Bud's memory may be made to the Astoria American Legion or the Holy Pursuit Dream Foundation, who provide once in a lifetime hunting and fishing experiences for wounded soldiers.


September 15th, 2017

Sue and Jody I am sorry to hear about your dad. Sending prayers for the both of you and your mom, he will be missed by many. Christine Chapman

September 15th, 2017

So sorry for your loss, our thought and prayers are will your family at this time

September 16th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for you and your family.

September 16th, 2017

Barb and Family,
We are sorry to hear of Bud's passing.
Your family is in our prayers.
Terry & JoAnne Beard

September 16th, 2017

Sorry to hear of your loss Barbara! Praying for your and the family’s comfort in your time of sorrow. Bill Weime

September 17th, 2017

I remember Buddy so fondly from the Teel family reunions in Macomb. He was a great guy
Dennis Teel