Charleston, WV – Rev. Robert Louis “Bobby” Wilmoth, 81, of Charleston passed away August 3rd 2014 at the Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston. He was born May 21st 1933 in Buffalo, New York, the son of Robert Lee and Gladys Wood Wilmoth. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Euel Lee and Vernon Wilmoth.
Bobby was a former Contract Driver for the US Postal Service as well as an Advent Christian Minister with 55 years of service to churches including; Creston, Ohio; Henryville, Indiana; R.C. Elmore; First and Faith Advent Christian Churches in Charleston.
Bobby was a decorated Korean War Veteran, enlisting in the Army at the age of 17, who proudly served his country for three years. After moving to Charleston he was active in the Charleston Job Corp, President of the Charleston Ministerial and Chaplain for the Charleston area hospitals and other organizations.
He is survived by his childhood sweet heart with almost 62 years of marriage, Frankie Lucille Wilmoth, Daughters; Diana Graham (Homer), Vicky Sizemore (John) and Son Stephen Wilmoth all of Charleston; Granddaughters; Alysia Sigman, Krista Wilmoth and Ashley (Erik) Strock; Sisters; Phyllis Noe and Mary Baker, Brother Larry Wilmoth, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Service was Wednesday August 6th 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Bartlette-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home in Charleston. Visitation was from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Officiating will be Rev. Dayton Reynolds and Rev. Sandy Burdette. Burial followed in Moore Fork Cemetery at Big Otter with an open gathering of family and friends held at Big Otter Community Center immediately following burial.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Kennawa Dr, Charleston WV, 25311.
The family would especially like to thank Charleston General Hospital E.R. Staff, 4 South Nurses, Doctors and Staff and the Kanawha County Ambulance Authority for their compassionate care to Bob and his family
Bartlett Burdette Cox funeral Home is serving the family.