CENTERTOWN, Ky. — Bob Getridge, 79, of Centertown passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born March 23, 1940, in Gary, Indiana, to the late Frank Getridge and Katherine Saems Getridge.
Bob was a United States Army Vietnam vet where he was a POW on three occasions and was awarded several Purple Hearts.
He was retired from LTV Steel Tin Mill East Chicago, Indiana.
Bob is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Gary Getridge, and daughter, Michelle Hicks.
Survivors include Jon (Dawn) Laws, Michael Laws; and grandchildren, Gregory Alexander Monestere, Paul James Monestere, Meghan Elaine Laws, Amanda Marie Laws, Jaxson Lucus Laws.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Miller Schapmire Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and again Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Military honors will be done by the Ohio County Honor Guard.
Miller Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Getridge. Please share your messages of condolence with the family of Bob Getridge at www.millerschapmire.com.