Robert A. “Bob” Hamstead
May 14, 1942 ‒ May 15, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Formerly of Charleston, West Virginia
Robert A. “Bob” Hamstead, 77, of Mount Vernon formerly of Charleston, WV passed away on Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019 at Knox Community Hospital with his caring family by his side. He was born on May 14, 1942 in Clarksburg, WV to the late David S. and Ruth (Talbott) Hamstead.
Bob honorably served his country in the Air Force, stationed in Germany. He retired from Amherst Industries, where served as the company Treasurer. Bob was a member of the Odd Fellows in Charleston and the Sons of the American Revolution in Mount Vernon. He enjoyed cooking, but most of all Bob loved to spend time with his family.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Janet (Myers) Hamstead, whom he married on January 6, 1968; children, Jamie (Michael) Strait of Mount Vernon and Seth (Mary Bess Hart) Hamstead of New Orleans, LA; grandchildren, Talbot and Arden Hamstead; step granddaughter, Briean Strait of Mount Vernon; step great grandson, Logan Armstrong of Mount Vernon; brother, David W. (Nancy) Hamstead of Frederick, MD; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in the Greenwood Cemetery, 1526 National Rd., Wheeling, WV with Military Honors provided by the United States Air Force.
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