Bobby has been fortunate to call Madisonville his home for over 60 years. Bobby has
been married to Barbara Diana Sherrod for 44 years. They have two children Bobby Jr. and
Brook and also have five grandchildren Bobby III, Bryson, Bra’Shyia, Bryanne and Brayden.
Bobby have held many leadership positions within our community starting with his time
play on the North Hopkins Basketball Team. After High School and College, he applied and was
hired by the Madisonville Police Department. He worked his way through various leadership
positions and ranks throughout the department. He obtained every rank within the department
when he was appointed as the Chief of Police he was proud of his 33 years of service to our
community as a police leader. During his 7 years as Chief, he was elected to the KY Association
of Chiefs of Police Executive board as the Western KY Chairman. He also has served in our
community in various leadership positions such as Past President of Madisonville Rotary Club,
Board of Midwest KY American Red Cross, Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Co-Chair United
Way, Vice President Rosenwald-Smith Multicultural Center and Director Madisonville ABA.
Bobby has enough college credit for an associate’s degree but have never actually
applied for the degree. Bobby have also thousands of hours of training in legal matters,
leadership, public sector regulations and skills within his 33 years working for the City of
Madisonville. Bobby is honored to have been elected to serve on the City Council to represent
the citizens of Madisonville.