MCCOOLE — Robert E. “Bob” Brown, 87, of McCoole, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland.
Born on March 9, 1926 in Piedmont, W.Va., he was a son of the late James A. and Ester (Martin) Brown. He is also preceded in death by a sister, Anna Lee Waldron; and grandson Brian Moorehead.
Bob retired from Celanese Corporation as a machinist. He was a Presbyterian by faith, a lifetime member of McCoole Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the McCoole Street Light Committee. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting and gardening.
Surviving are his wife of 67 years, whom he married on Jan. 14, 1946, Betty E. (Westfall) Brown; his children, Marsha Shahan and husband Steven of McCoole, Beverly Carder and husband Darrel of McCoole and Robert W. Brown of Springfield, W.Va.; his grandchildren, Cory Dyer, Amy Moorehead; and his great-grandchildren, Tyler Redman and Tessa Redman. He is also survived by a special sister-in-law and brother in-law, Helen Westfall Bartimac and husband George of Baden, Pa.; and friend and neighbor, Jose Everett.
Friends will be received at the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser, W.Va., Friday, March 22, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home Saturday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Karen Long officiating.
Interment will follow in Potomac Memorial Gardens, Keyser.
Condolences may be sent to the family after Mr. Brown’s obituary at www.markwoodfuneralhome.com.
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JERRY A. GOODWIN [LaVale]
Jerry Allen Goodwin passed away on Feb. 27, 2014 at the Western Maryland Regonal Medical Center surrounded by loving family, clergy, and friends.
RONALD E. HAMPTON SR. [Bedford, Pa.]
Ronald Eugene Hampton Sr., 69, of Bedford, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
ANNA M. EATON [Augusta, W.Va.]
Anna Marie Eaton, 36, of Augusta, passed away on March 6, 2014 at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
ORVIS R. PLATTER [Meyersdale, Pa.]
Orvis Ray Platter, 96, died March 7, 2014 at Golden Living Center, Meyersdale.
DORENE N. ROGERS [Mountain Lake Park]
Dorene Nina (MacArthur) Rogers, 71, of Mountain Lake Park, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
BETTY D. (SAGLE) DAVIS [Cincinnati, Ohio]
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GERTRUDE SHOEMAKER [Lonaconing]
Gertrude Shoemaker of Lonaconing, went to Heaven to join the angel band, March 6, 2014 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
JAMES K. “JIM” CARSON [Westminster]
James “Jim” Kyle Carson, 65, of Westminster, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at home.
HELEN (DAVIS) GEBERT [Greenville, S.C.]
Helen (Davis) Gebert, daughter of the late Helen Bane Davis and David T. Davis, passed away Jan. 20, 2014 in Greenville.
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