LAS VEGAS, NV. – Eric Romelfanger, age 52, passed away at his home in Las Vegas, NV on September 30, 2016. He was born on May 9, 1964 in Amherst, OH to John & Shirley (Smith) Romelfanger. He is survived by his mother, brothers – Leslie (So Carolina), Brian (So Africa), Mark (New London, OH) and his sister Paula Knodel (Berea, OH). Eric graduated from South Amherst High School and enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1983. He honorably served for 26 years until his retirement as a Master Sergeant in 2009. He was deployed during the Gulf War. He was wounded in the Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia in 1996. Following his retirement he returned to his position at the base employed by a private contractor. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 10am to be held at St. John's UCC in South Amherst. You are more than welcome to come and give him one last salute and thank him for his service.
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