Robert Dillsworth

Obituary of Robert Lee Dillsworth

Robert Lee "Bob" Dillsworth, 76, of Reedsville, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Rowlesburg, WV on June 10, 1944, a son of the late Harry and Lucille (Hixenbaugh) Dillsworth. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was a coal miner for most of his life, working at various local mines. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Shirley (Buckingham) Dillsworth; five children, Peggy Chipps and Paul of Masontown, Barbara Gamble and Butch of Kingwood, Robert Dillsworth and Karen of Baltimore, MD, Samuel Dillsworth and companion Pam of Glen Burnie, MD, Susan Losh and Bryant of Kingwood; fourteen grandchildren, April Chipps, DJ Chipps, Aaron Chipps, Rebecca Gamble, Nick Gamble, Samuel Gamble, Robert Dillsworth III, Monica Dillsworth, Jordan Dillsworth, Karla Seacrest, Mike Cannella, Heather Cannella, Jarrod Cannella and Caleb Jones; sixteen great grandchildren; seven sisters, Deborah Nicholson of Reedsville, Carol Dillsworth of Reedsville, Mary Street and Gary of Newburg, Wanda Street and Roger of Newburg, Brenda Kelly and Doug of Albright, Willavene Farley and Jack of Tunnelton, and Linda Bolyard and Roy of Tunnelton; three brothers, Ronald Dillsworth of Tunnelton, Roger Dillsworth of Tunnelton, Greg Dillsworth and Leah of Grafton and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Genevieve Sigley, Wilma Lantz, Rosalee Williams and Joyce Beavers; three brothers, Eugene Dillsworth, William Allen Dillsworth and Leonard James Dillsworth and daughter-in-law, Jackie Jenkins Dillsworth, late wife of Sam. Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Monday, August 17, 2020, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 11 am with Pastor Marshall Woods officiating. Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery in Reedsville. The family would like to thank Hospice Care and his niece Kayla Hess for the care and compassion during this time. Memorial donations may be made to Field Funeral Home to assist with expenses. Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken, the social distancing 6-foot rule will be honored and all guests, whose health allows, are to wear a mask. For the safety of everyone, we politely ask that visitors do not linger at the funeral home after seeing the Dillsworth family. Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.
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