Robert Lee Asbury

Robert Lee Asbury, 78, Parkersburg, passed away at his residence on May 10, 2013, after an extended illness.

Robert was born on Sept. 13, 1934, in Waynesboro, Va., the son of the late James A. and Velda M. Rorrer Asbury. He worked in Construction Management at DuPont and loved collecting antiques, WVU Mountaineers and James Dean.

Robert is survived by his wife, Susan J. Hedrick Asbury, whom he married May 14, 1955; one daughter, Betsy Parsons of Vienna; one son, Robert L. Asbury II of Amarillo, Texas; one brother, James “Bill” Asbury (Karen) of Parkersburg; five grandchildren, Sean M. Parsons (Andrea R.), Olivia “Brooke” Asbury, Jessica L. James and William “Owen” James; and one great-grandchild, Penelope R. Parsons. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Penny L. James; one sister, Edith Sentelle; and one infant brother, Michael Asbury.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave., Vienna, with Chaplain David Kaufman officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen North Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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