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Obituary for Rob Clouse

January 26, 1973 - February 8, 2020
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 47


Rob Clouse, 47, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday February 8, 2020 at University of Louisville Hospital. He was born January 26, 1973 in Owensboro. Rob started his passion for the military at a young age listening to stories from his grandfather, reading books, spending all four years of high school in the ROTC and was even in the Army Reserves his senior year. After high school graduation he spent 5 years active duty with the Army in Germany, then transitioned to the Army National Guard for 15 years and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom from 1/31/04 till 2/1/2005 until fully retiring.

Rob also loved to cook, go fishing, camping, watching UK basketball and NY Yankees baseball and most recently picked up wood working as a hobby. He loved his family, very much enjoyed aggravating his children and had a huge heart for helping others, including his military brothers.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Arnold Boarman; his paternal grandparents, Martin and Carmel Yeckering; and a special aunt, Diana Yeckering Oliver.

Rob is survived by his parents, Pat and Judy Boarman Yeckering; his wife and soulmate of 23 years, Brandi Simpson Clouse; his four children, Mason, Brandon, Caden and Emma Grace Clouse; and his only grandchild, Hannah Gayle Nicole; his maternal grandmother, Toby Boarman; a sister, April Wathen; niece and nephew, Alex and Lucas; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his very special and large military family.

Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

The funeral service for Rob Clouse will be 10 a.m. Friday at Life Community Church, 1101 Breckenridge St. Owensboro, KY 42303. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday, and after 9 a.m. Friday all at the church. Burial will be at Owensboro Memorial Gardens in the Field of Honor, with full military honors.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at University of Louisville Hospital, especially the 5 West Neuro ICU team.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to PTSD Foundation of America, 9724 Derrington Road Houston, Texas 77064 or at

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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