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SGT Brian Matthew Romines

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SGT Brian Matthew Romines

Birth
Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Death
6 Jun 2005 (aged 20)
Baghdad, Iraq
Burial
Anna, Union County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID
11122198 View Source

Sgt.Brian M. Romines of Simpson, Ill assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 123rd Field Artillery, Illinois Army National Guard, died June 6, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Bagdad, Iraqi while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is survived by his mother, Melinda (Randy) Astin of; his father, Randy (Rhonda) Romines; maternal grandparents, Jim and Sue Clary; paternal grandparents, Clifford and Phyllis Romines; brother, Randall Romines; sister, Tera (Jeremiah Reagan) Romines; stepsister, Kristy Goolsby; uncles, Mark (Jamie) Clary, Todd Clary, Brad (Linda) Romines, Richard (Mandy) Romines, and Greg (Woodie) Romines; nephews, Brennan Romines and Ryland Solami; niece, Hannah Romines; cousins, Megan, Kaci, Samantha, Derek, Rendee, Chelsie, Richard, Tabatha, Tiffany, Teila, and Tyler; other relatives; and a honorary godmother, Julie Miller; close friends in the military, Sgt. Ben Hurst, Sgt. Fritz Coffey, and Spc. Carr, his extended family in Alpha Co., 2/123 FA, 504th MPBN, and many other loved ones and friends. He was preceded in death by great-grandparents, John Raymond and Mary Romines; and great-great-grandparents, Lester & Chloe Jones. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2005, in Anna Heights Baptist Church Gymnasium, 100 Turner Ave., with the Revs. Gayle Stone and Donnie Colson officiating. Interment will be in Anna Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2005 and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church gymnasium. Memorials may be sent to Banterra Bank, 402 Court St., Vienna, IL 62995 or SI Yellow Ribbon Fund, 315 W. Poplar, Harrisburg, IL 62943. Envelopes will be available at the visitation as well or at Crain Funeral Home, 135 W. Vienna St., Anna. Honorary pallbearers are Randy Romines, Randall Romines, Brett Campbell, Jeremiah Reagan, Mark Clary, and Michael Rinella. Crain Funeral Home of Anna is in charge of arrangements.

Sgt.Brian M. Romines of Simpson, Ill assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 123rd Field Artillery, Illinois Army National Guard, died June 6, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Bagdad, Iraqi while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is survived by his mother, Melinda (Randy) Astin of; his father, Randy (Rhonda) Romines; maternal grandparents, Jim and Sue Clary; paternal grandparents, Clifford and Phyllis Romines; brother, Randall Romines; sister, Tera (Jeremiah Reagan) Romines; stepsister, Kristy Goolsby; uncles, Mark (Jamie) Clary, Todd Clary, Brad (Linda) Romines, Richard (Mandy) Romines, and Greg (Woodie) Romines; nephews, Brennan Romines and Ryland Solami; niece, Hannah Romines; cousins, Megan, Kaci, Samantha, Derek, Rendee, Chelsie, Richard, Tabatha, Tiffany, Teila, and Tyler; other relatives; and a honorary godmother, Julie Miller; close friends in the military, Sgt. Ben Hurst, Sgt. Fritz Coffey, and Spc. Carr, his extended family in Alpha Co., 2/123 FA, 504th MPBN, and many other loved ones and friends. He was preceded in death by great-grandparents, John Raymond and Mary Romines; and great-great-grandparents, Lester & Chloe Jones. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2005, in Anna Heights Baptist Church Gymnasium, 100 Turner Ave., with the Revs. Gayle Stone and Donnie Colson officiating. Interment will be in Anna Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2005 and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church gymnasium. Memorials may be sent to Banterra Bank, 402 Court St., Vienna, IL 62995 or SI Yellow Ribbon Fund, 315 W. Poplar, Harrisburg, IL 62943. Envelopes will be available at the visitation as well or at Crain Funeral Home, 135 W. Vienna St., Anna. Honorary pallbearers are Randy Romines, Randall Romines, Brett Campbell, Jeremiah Reagan, Mark Clary, and Michael Rinella. Crain Funeral Home of Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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