Robert Royer Line, Jr. 80, of Carlisle, died unexpectedly on March 20, 2015
in St. Croix USVI. He was born April 7, 1934 in Carlisle, the son of the late Robert R. and Aline (Bishop)
Bob is survived by his wife
of 56 years, Joan (Patterson) Line, his children; Sue Ellen Line Dennison (husband, Joe), Nanci Ann Line Landes (husband,
Neil) and Robert Royer Line, III (wife, Michelle) and ten grandchildren; Tom, David, James and Michael Dennison, Scott, Steven,
Julie and Brian Landes and Arianna and Hailey Line.
Bob was a 1952 graduate of Carlisle High School and has enjoyed the class breakfast club. He
was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He graduated in 1958 from the College of Wooster in Ohio where
he earned a Bachelor's degree. From cradle roll until his death, he was a lifelong member of the First
Presbyterian Church, Carlisle. Bob was the seventh generation steward of the Line Farm in Dickinson Twp.,
where he raised award winning Limousin Beef Cattle. Bob was awarded many ribbons from the PA Farm Show.
Bob could be found driving his orange tractor around the farm and loved to share his farm with others.
Many were guests at their Line Limousin Bed and Breakfast. He had a cut your own asparagus business
and sold local produce with the help of his grandchildren. Later he enjoyed staying on the beautiful island
of St. Croix which he loved. He will be missed.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00
a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, 1A N. Hanover St., Carlisle. Deborah Madden will officiate.
A time of fellowship will immediately follow the service at the church. Interment will be private
at Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
his church. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. www.Since1853.com.
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Class of 1952, Carlisle High School
Joan, so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I always enjoyed talking
to him at class reunions. He was a super man and knew where he stood on many subjects,well versed in many fields. God be
with you as you grieve his passing.
Sending deepest sympathy for
May you find comfort in the love of your family and in your memories.
Norma Linthicum Watson
We send you and your family our sympathy. You are in our
thoughts and prayers and send you our love.
Bob and Doris Gilmore
I was shocked to read of Bob's death! Our sympathies and prayers are with you at
this difficult time.
Mary Ellen & Allan Williams
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