Rosaline Cecil Roby, 86, of Bardstown, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019, after a short illness, surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Lytle and Bessie Cecil of Balltown, KY. Rosaline was recognized as outstanding graduate in 1971 when she received her LPN from Jefferson Community College School of Nursing. She worked at several Louisville area hospitals and nursing facilities before her retirement to Bardstown. Rosaline loved family, everything Christmas, travel, and card games with lifelong friends. She was an enthusiastic Wildcat fan and loved serving St. Thomas Catholic Church, where she was a lifelong member. She had the gift of making everyone she met feel good about themselves. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years and love of her life, Bobby; a daughter, JoAnn; along with her brothers, Marvin, Bertrand, Darell, and Emil Cecil. Rosaline is survived by six sons, Wayne (Connie), Donnie, Ronnie, Billy (Kim), Johnny, and Tommy Roby; three daughters, Doris Bell (Jerry), Karen Cash (Ransie), and Virginia "June Bug" Head; a brother, Edwin Cecil (Frances); thirteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Thomas Catholic Church with cremation to follow. Friends may visit from 1-7 p.m. Sunday and after 11 a.m. Monday at the Barlow Funeral Home, Bardstown. Memorial contributions are suggested the Hospice of Nelson County or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation. Arrangements have been entrusted to the McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home, Mount Washington.
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