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Robert "Bob" Allen LaFollette, 68

Robert “Bob” Allen LaFollette, 68, of Falmouth passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the VA Medical Center in Cincinnati.

He was born in Pendleton County on September 3, 1945 to Rosalee Rice LaFollette and the late Carlos “Shorty” LaFollette.   A graduate of Pendleton County High School, Bob married Julia Jacob LaFollette on October 13, 1979 and his wife survives his passing. From 1976 to 1997, Bob owned and operated Lakeview Liquor in Falmouth. For 10 years, he worked for the Pendleton County School System as a bus driver and was a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran who earned the Purple Heart, a member of  the Hardin-Browning Post #109 and a member of the VFW and DAV.

Preceding him in death, in  addition to his father, were brothers, Charles Donald “Charlie” LaFollette and Johnny Ray LaFollette.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of 34 years and mother, are daughter, Monica (Nathan) Mains, Falmouth; sisters, Judy Hopkins, Falmouth, Kathy (Larry) Turley, DeMossville, Margie (Kenneth) Dunaway, Flemingsburg; brothers, Tom (Pat) LaFollette, Butler, Bill LaFollette, Visalia, Kenny (Paula) LaFollette, Falmouth; beloved granddaughter, Caroline Rose Mains; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at the funeral home, with Marvin Sullivan and Bro. Darrell Breeden officiating.

Interment will take place at the Mt. Vernon  Cemetery, Pendleton County, with full military honors by the Hardin- Browning Post #109.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to: Cincinnati Fisher House, VA Medical Center, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45220.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.woodheadfuneralhome.com