August 25, 1939 - January 4, 2020
Mr. Robert Lee “Bob” Runner, age 80 years, a former resident of Elkins and more recently a resident of Idamay, WV, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 in the United Hospital Center at Bridgeport, WV. He was born August 25, 1939 in Elkins a son of the late Floyd “F.E.” Runner and the late Clara Runner. He is survived by two sons, Michael L. Runner and wife Gena of Idamay, WV and Robert R. Runner and wife Katie of Clayton, NC. Three sisters, Betsy Brown and husband Jerry, Gainesville, FL, Elaine Runner and Cheryl Runner both of Elkins and two grandsons Dylan and Lucas Runner of Idamay, WV also survive. Also preceding him in death were two brothers, Floyd Runner and Sam Runner and one sister Sue Cosco. Bob was a graduate of Elkins High School with the Class of 1957. He was a Veteran serving in the Unites States Marine Corp. He was employed by the State of West Virginia Public Service Commission for many years prior to his retirement. He was active in the Elkins community for many years and served as a City Councilman. Friends may call from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. At 8:00 pm Wednesday, presentation of the American Flag will be made and cremation will follow. The family would like to thank the Staff of United Hospital Center Six North and the Staff of the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility for the outstanding care Mr. Runner received. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Robert Lee “Bob” Runner. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
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