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Robert Nelson Dunbar, 71, of Clear Creek, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 10, 2017.
Robert will be remembered for his genuine smile; his friendliness, sense of humor, service to others and devotion to our Lord Jesus Christ. Robert was a long time member, minister, song leader, sunday school teacher and jail ministry of the Spoken Word Tabernacle Church, Beaver. Robert was devoted to God, Gods work and to his family. He worked in the coal mines for 33 years. His favorite job was driving a bus for 5 years for Raleigh County Public Schools. Robert enjoyed reading about history, studying the bible and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Ora Stover Dunbar; brothers, Donald, Charles and Henry Dunbar.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Willa Jean Dunbar; two sons, Craig Dunbar (Vickie) and Matthew Dunbar; two daughters, Angela Wright (Mark), Christina Matos (Miguel); three brothers, Buford, Dwight and Lewis Dunbar; six sisters, Shirley Bryant, Barbara Maggard, Nora Owen, Connie Graley, Farris Stover and Jane Hodge; four grandchildren, Josh Wright, Patrick Wright (Jordan), Sarah and Major Dunbar.
Friends are invited to gather with the family from 2pm - 5pm on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Spoken Word Tabernacle Church, 514 Scott Ridge Rd, Beaver, WV.
Services will be held at 5pm on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the church with Pastor Roy Shrewsbury officiating.
Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Pall Bearers will be, Josh, Patrick, Mark Wright, Major Dunbar, Miguel Matos and Daniel Lilly.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.
Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, has the honor of serving the Dunbar family.
Published on June 13, 2017
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