Robert Howard "Bob" McIntyre, 80, of Newburg, WV, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2023, at Mon Health Medical Center.
Bob was born in Morgantown, WV on January 16, 1943, a son of the late Howard and Catherine R. (Yoak) McIntyre.
He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family, WVU sports, all types of music and playing guitar.
He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam war. When he finished his military career, he returned home to Morgantown and served as a Morgantown City Police Officer. He was employed and retired from the Eastern Federal Number 2 as a coal miner.
Robert is survived by his three children, Wendy Taylor and Jeff of Masontown, Robert A. McIntyre and Donna of Rivesville and Robin McIntyre and Jason Dusenberry of Morgantown; one grandson, Robert Asher McIntyre of Rivesville; three sisters, Maxine R. Solt and George of Morgantown, Billie Jo Tennant of Morgantown and Thelma Stone and Mike of Morgantown; a lifelong friend that he considered a second son, Danny "DJ" Sheets; many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Mae (Stone) McIntyre in 2013; infant son, Kelly Christopher McIntyre; a brother, Scott McIntyre; two sisters, Martha C. Sturba and Mary Roy.
There will be a private service held at the WV National Cemetery in Grafton. Military rites will be conducted by the Preston County Honor Guard and the Navy Honor Guard. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
The Field Funeral Home in Masontown is assisting the family with arrangements.
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