James Howard Rombke, 86, of Sparta, N.C., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Clare Bridge of Winston-Salem, N.C.
He was born July 23, 1926, to the late Mary Katherine and Howard Melvin Rombke.
Survivors include his wife, Isabelle Rombke of the home; two daughters, Kathy and Theresa; two sons, James H. Rombke II and wife, Anne and Michael Rombke and wife, Kathy, all of Ohio; step children, Lawanda, Gary, Dawn and David; one sister, Betty Trier of Ind.; one brother, Paul Rombke of Hawaii; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Friday, March 8, 2013, at Salisbury National Cemetery beginning at 11 a.m., with military honors provided by the Army National Guard and the Rowan County Honor Guard.
Twin County Funerals is serving the Rombke family.
Online condolences can be made at www.twincountyfunerals.com.