Robert T. Robinson

Robert T. "Bob" Robinson, 86, of Hurricane, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at his home.

Born May 11, 1928, in Bethany, Bob was a son of the late Robert H. and Madge Robinson. He was a graduate of West Virginia University and served his country with the United States Army during the Korean War as an MP and was a member of the Alum Creek Church of the Nazarene.

Bob worked as an editor with the family's newspaper, The Democrat Messenger in Waynesburg, Pa. He went on to manage a consulting firm in Dayton, Ohio. Bob was an avid golfer and loved life. His favorite things in his later years were organizing the monthly breakfasts for seniors at Teays Valley Church of the Nazarene, driving his little red BMW convertible and bickering with his daughter (he usually won).

Surviving are his daughter, Rev. Kelli Frazier (Marty) of Hurricane; granddaughter, Melissa Markham (Jon); and great-grandson, Christian. Additionally, he has three nephews, Rob, Jim and Tom Schulz, who were like sons to him.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, with the Rev. Charles V. Williams officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. You may visit to share sympathies with the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, 17001 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66220.

Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, is honored to serve the Robinson family.

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