Robert Joseph DeTemple, Jr., “Stumpy”, 68, of Benwood, W.Va., passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015.
Bobby was born December 18, 1946, in Wheeling, W.Va., the son of the late Robert and Pauline Huff DeTemple. He was retired from the Laborer’s Local 809, Steubenville, Ohio and was a Catholic by faith. He also served as a mariner with the U.S. Merchant Marine during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his family, Dolores & Claudette Cuskey.
Bobby is survived by his sisters, Paula Stamper Larry of Glen Dale, W.Va. and Veronica “Bonny” DeTemple Sam of McMechen; nieces, Maddeline, Rachel and Katherine Stamper; and nephew, Austin Littell.
Paula & Bonny would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Jack, Wanda and Chris DeTemple, for the excellent care that they provided to Bobby.
A memorial service will be held a 1 pm, Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, McMechen, where friends and family are invited to come and share their favorite memory of Bobby.