Robert Ray "Bob" Pyles, Sr., 85, of Masontown, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022, at home surrounded by family.
He was born in Newburg, WV on May 19, 1937, a son of the late Ray and Kathryn Adeline (Koch) Pyles.
Bob was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who loved to hunt and fish. Bob enjoyed camping, sports and going to the casino. He loved making new friends and helping others.
Bob helped organize the second ambulance service in Preston County, The Tunnelton Community Ambulance Service in 1970. He served as president from 1970 – 1975. Bob was a high school basketball referee, past member of the Tunnelton VFD and Tunnelton Lions Club. He was also the President of the Bull Run Community Association. Bob worked for Pittsburgh Valve, Fibair, Bausch & Lomb and Field Funeral Home.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Ruth Ann (Jenkins) Pyles; two sons, Robert R. Pyles Jr. and wife Charlene of Newburg and Timothy J. Pyles and wife Kristin of TN; two daughters, Sherrie S. Wawrowski and husband Timothy of OH and Alicia L. Smerka and husband John of Masontown; nine grandchildren, Avery Shaffer, Destinee, Emily, Brandon, and Jennifer Pyles, Danielle Williams, and Christina, Tyler and Timothy Wawrowski; and many great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 2 – 8 and Friday, July 15, 2022, from noon until the 1 pm service with Pastor A.C. Mann officiating. Interment will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Masontown.
Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Robert
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Field Funeral Home