Rommie was born in Stuart, Virginia, October 14, 1929 to Charles and Willie R. Moore. He has a B.A. from Bridgewater College, a M. Div. degree from Bethany Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. In 1955 he married Ellen Royer and their children are Ronald, 1961, Robert, 1964, and Mary, 1966. He served Church of the Brethren pastorates at Freeport, Michigan and Middlebury, Indiana before coming to Pleasant View from 1965-1969. Rommie then went to Cascade Christian Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan and then served the First Church of the Brethren, Akron, Ohio. He also spent ten years as Youth Director of the Y.M.C.A. and was very active in the Boy Scouts and the local Rotary Club.