|Birth: ||Dec. 4, 1930|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 1988|
Age, 57 Yrs, 1 Mo, 21Days.
Charles (Earl) Romick was born, 04 December 1930, in Mystic,Appanoose County, Iowa to Chester L. Romick and Velma (Tatum)Romick.
Earl at the age of 13, lost his mother and two small sisters in a fire in Keokuk, Iowa in 1943. Ava Marie Romick, 9 years old and Verna Leota Romick, 3 years old. A brother Alvin Eugene Romick 11 years old escaped the fire. Earl was at a movie when the fire broke out. His dad Chester, a truck driver was out on the road. Read more about the fire on Earl's mothers Memorial Page.
Earl married Betty Anne Smith 20 April 1951 in Des Moines, Iowa. They had five children: Ronald Lee Romick, Nancy Lynne Romick,Bruce Earl Romick,Elaine Kay Romick and Brent Eugene Romick. Earl enjoyed fishing, hunting and watching his three sons football games and wrestling meets. He enjoyed reading and collecting old Western Books. "Zane Grey" was his favorite.
Earl served in the Iowa National Guard during the Korean war.He joined in 1947 when he was 17 years old and was discharged in 1957 with an Honorable Discharge.
Earl had a Drywall business,(Earl's Drywall), for ten years. He was also a Boy Scout Leader for several years.
He moved his wife Betty and two youngest children, Elaine and Brent to Bremerton, Washington in 1975. Where he helped his oldest son Ronald start a Drywall business.
Earl died of emphysema on 25 January 1988 in Bremerton, Washington. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Ava Maria 9 yrs. and Verna Oco Romick 3yrs. They perished in a house fire along with their mother. Earl was 57 years old.
His wife Betty Smith Romick Boustead will be buried next to Charles (Earl) Romick when she dies.
Chester Lee Romick (1909 - 1972)
Velma Lucille Tatum Romick (1911 - 1943)
Ronald Lee Romick (1952 - 2014)*
Elaine Kay Romick Carroll (1958 - 2000)*
Charles "Earl" Romick (1930 - 1988)
Alvin Eugene Romick (1932 - 2001)*
Ava Marie Romick (1933 - 1943)*
Verna Leota Romick (1940 - 1943)*
Miller-Woodlawn Memorial Park
Plot: Lot # 86 Space #1
Created by: Betty Smith Romick Boust...
Record added: Feb 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24967557
Today would have been our 64th wedding anniversary. I think of you often and wish we could have shared this special day together. But someday I will join you in heaven and be together forever. I love and miss you sweetheart. Your wife,|
Added: Apr. 20, 2015
Honoring your memory
Added: Mar. 18, 2015
Dear Earl, Today is our son Ron's birthday. You would have been proud of him. My love for ever. Your wife, Betty|
Betty Smith Romick Boustead
Added: Feb. 17, 2015
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