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Robert Buhrow

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Robert “Bob” Walter Buhrow, 76, of Lugoff will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, May 19, 2012 at the Faith Church of the Nazarene. Pastor Carl Voges and Pastor Frank Ciampa will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday, May 18, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mr. Buhrow’s memory to the Christ Our Savior Lutheran Mission, Patterson Plaza, Lugoff, SC 29078, Kershaw Health Home Health and Hospice, 2001 DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020, Historic Camden, 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020 or Faith Church of the Nazarene, P. O. Box 453, Lugoff, SC 29078.

Mr. Buhrow died Saturday, May 12, 2012. Born in Elmira, NY, he was the son of the late Adolph  Carl and Alice Derrendinger Buhrow. He was past president of the Elgin, IL Jaycees and life member, past vice-president of Illinois Jaycees and a National Director of the US Jaycees. Mr. Buhrow was  president of Elgin Turners Club, Elgin, IL and a life member, past president of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Elgin, IL, past member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbia, SC and a member of Christ Our Savior Lutheran Mission. Mr. Buhrow also was an avid golfer and #1 Lugoff-Elgin Fan.

Surviving are his wife of 34 years, Kay Cox Buhrow; son, Rob Buhrow of Elgin, IL; daughter Renee Leavitt (Gene) of Byron, IL; step-daughters, Kim Lainhart of Cincinnati, OH, Monica Arvidson (Joe) of LaGrange, KY and Amy Perry (Robert) of Greenville, OH; step-son, Wayne Conrad (Lori) of Middletown, OH;  grandchildren, Eric, Danielle, Chris, Melissa, Sarah, Ryan, Tyler, Aaron, Cecily, Zoe and Automn; 2 great-grandsons, Rylan and Jaiden; brother, Glenn Buhrow of Houston, TX; sister, Carole Brown of Columbus, OH. He was predeceased by a sister Jean Cleland.  

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Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.