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Kevin Brobst (#47553837)
 member for 3 years, 3 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo I'm a former Marine and have been told a couple of times over the last 30 years that I'd be in a wheel chair within a year or two, due to various injuries I've encountered while enjoying the adventure of life. So far the Doctors have been wrong - I need a cane and am pretty slow, but I get there.

I've been taking volunteer pictures for Find A Grave since June or July 2011 and decided that while searching for requested markers, I'm going to take pictures of the older Military markers and the markers which are barely readable, requested or not. During bad weather or days my legs don't work, I'll go to those photos and do my best to interpret them and add text to the pictures to identify who they are and which cemetery they're in. And then add them to Find A Grave if there's a memorial out there with no photo.

Before joining the Marine Corps in 1970, I was a grave digger at Union Cemetery (640 acres) in Columbus Ohio. There was a crew of thirty full time, including six guys my age (17), all of us in need of discipline. We had more fun in a cemetery than you're supposed to have, doing things you're not supposed to do in cemeteries.

Now I enjoy peacefully looking for requested markers.
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Evie (Greer) Schipper
Thank you.
Thank you very much for fulfilling my photo request for James Bryan Sheridan's memorial. I really appreciate it.
Added by Evie (Greer) Schipper on Oct 19, 2014 8:49 AM
RE: Roger Brobst
I was married to a Hickle and I'm working on my 'in-law' side to leave info for my children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Park Hickle was my husband's grandfather.
The only thing I know about the Brobst line is what I've found on the Internet.
Added by sec412 on Sep 01, 2014 4:07 PM
Michael Cremer
Lucille Crowe Cremer
Thank you for the transfer Kevin and for all your contributions. They are much appreciated.
Added by Michael Cremer on Aug 28, 2014 7:31 AM
Thelma Bell
While going through the memorials I recently entered, I noticed that you added a photo to Thelma Bell's memorial...thank you!
Added by yentnawildrose on Aug 20, 2014 11:39 AM
John Schmidt sr.
Please link son John Jr id# 70248477
Added by PENNY SHEPPARD on Jul 29, 2014 1:30 PM
Picture of stone on the above grave is the wrong stone. Thanks, Kay
Added by kpet on Apr 30, 2014 6:11 PM
Kathy Margrave
Carl Yeokum
Thanks so much for the transfer, Kevin! Kathy :)
Added by Kathy Margrave on Apr 12, 2014 5:00 PM
Allison Ferris Pierce
Ayres Photo
Thank you for taking the gravestone photo!
Added by Allison Ferris Pierce on Apr 02, 2014 10:20 AM
Martha Franks Phillips Martin
I hope you don't mind that I uploaded photos of Selma, Leo and Elma's headstone. I had a photo that could be read a littler easier. Thank you.
Added by Martha Franks Phillips Ma... on Mar 09, 2014 7:02 PM
charles klingel
Waddle John
Thanks for the photo for John also.
Added by charles klingel on Feb 13, 2014 9:57 AM
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