Robert Varney Cromwell, 87, of Idalou, passed away October 17, 2013 in Slaton. He was born March 31, 1926 to Edwin and Elizabeth Cromwell in Baltimore, MD. Robert served in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He retired from Texas Tech as a locksmith and was an avid square dancer and round dancer.
Survivors include children, Christina Cromwell, Robert Cromwell and wife Susan, and Wendy Hurd; grandsons, Andrew Erikson and Joseph Cromwell; stepchildren, Chuck Martin, Tommy Martin, Dwight Martin, Gerald, June and Dale Lange, Helen Durham, Joy Fuller and Cinthia Dawson; numerous step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wives, Mildred, Ruth and Elfrieda; brothers, Edwin, Herbert and Richard; step-daughter Carol Rackley.
Visitation will be Sunday October 20, 2013 in Resthaven Funeral Home from 5 to 7 pm. Funeral services will be Monday October 21 at 10 am in Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.