BORAH, HAROLD R. "BOB," 87, native of Louisville and of Ft. Myers, FL, son of Albert and Annie Mae Borah of Hartford, KY, peacefully passed away at his home, Saturday evening, May 3, 2014, surrounded by his family.
He was a loving father, a World War II naval veteran, and University of Louisville graduate. He played guard for University of Louisville Basketball and was a member of the 1948 NAIB Championship Basketball Team. Some of his many accomplishments include: member of minor league farm team for Cincinnati Reds baseball , distinguished Kentucky Colonel, accomplished Business Owner of RB Carriers, Inc., and a member of the University of Louisville Alumni. He was an avid sports enthusiast, a world traveler, thoroughbred owner and an arch supporter of his beloved Louisville Cardinals.
He is survived by his two daughters, Pamela Sue and Sandra Lynn Borah, his sister Mary Borah Ward of Hartford; and four stepsons, Dan, David, Doug and Dennis Glenn Combs.
Funeral service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pearson's 149 Breckenridge Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40207 with entombment to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation: 4-8 pm Thursday and Friday at Pearson's.
Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to the Louisville Basketball Fund. Make checks payable to: "FRIENDS OF THE VILLE", in honor of Mr. Bob Borah, Louisville Mens Basketball, 2432 S. Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40209.
Published in The Courier-Journal from May 6 to May 9, 2014
Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane Louisville, KY 40207