Robert Dee Wickiser, of Ravenswood, WV, passed peacefully from this life on June 3, 2017.

He was born December 3, 1928 in Portsmouth, OH, son of Lena Christina Spohn and Ernest Hughes Wickiser. He lived in Jackson, OH, Morgantown, WV, St. Albans, WV, and was a 58-year resident of Ravenswood, WV.

Bob was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was employed 29 years at Kaiser Aluminum Chemical Corp., and loved hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, and was an avid Ravenswood sports fan. Bob was also a member of The WV Army National Guard and USWA local 5668.

Survived by wife of 59 years, Edith Mairs Wickiser; brother, William W. (Mary) Wickiser, St. Albans, WV; daughter, Sue Ann (Tom) Bowden, Pinch, WV; son, Michael R. (Deborah) Wickiser, Rockton, IL; grandchildren, Sarah Bowden, Ravenswood, WV, Victoria Wickiser, Washington D.C., Margaret Wickiser, Chicago, IL, Matthew Bowden, Pinch, WV and Max Wickiser, Indianapolis, IN.

He was preceded in death by his parents and stepmother, Ausy Jane Wells Wickiser.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 1:00 pm at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, with Rev. Fred Basnett, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow in Ravenswood Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 302 Henry St., Ravenswood, WV 26164.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at roush94@yahoo.com; www.facebook.com/roushfuneralhome; or website at www.roushfuneralhome.net.