Robert Joe Pendleton, 75, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away, December 29, 2012 in Ravenswood Care Center, Ravenswood, following an extended illness.
He was born May 11, 1937 in Greenup County, KY, a son of the late Maurice and Alice Geneva (Curry) Pendleton.
He was a United States Army veteran. He was a retired mill operator for Pechiney Rolled Products with 35 years of service and was a member of United Steel Workers Union Local # 5668. He enjoyed gardening, working puzzles, playing his guitar and feeding and watching his birds. He was a wonderful father and husband.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth Ann (Browning) Pendleton; sons, Vincent K. Pendleton of Parkersburg and Donald H. Pendleton of Dayton, OH; daughter, Tamara D. Pendleton of South Carolina; brother, Maurice Pendleton Jr. of Point Pleasant; sisters, Marjorie Bryant of Greenview, WV and Joann Chambers of Pine Grove, TN.
In addition to his parents a sister, Carol Aleshire, preceded him in death.
Burial followed in the Ravenswood Cemetery.
Visitation was 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to: Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.
Email condolences may be sent to castofh@gmail.
The service was Monday, December 31, 2012, at the Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood, WV.