Delbert Paul Tebay

Delbert Paul Tebay, 85, of Parkersburg, WV, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, following an extended illness.

He was born February 25, 1932, in Wirt County, a son of the late James Everett and Leita (Thomas) Tebay. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Roger Tebay; sister, Marie; and twin brothers, Jay and Ray Tebay.

Delbert drove his entire life for a living, including driving school bus for Wood County, tour bus, car hauling and many types of tractor trailers. This gave him the opportunity to travel and experience every state in the U.S. He loved woodworking, gardening, fishing and hunting.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Ilene E. Tebay; sons, Dana Tebay and his wife, Teresa, Stanley Tebay, James Tebay; daughter, Angela Tebay-Bobier and her husband, Joseph; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and several sisters.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastors George Hall and Erik Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. Friends may visit with the family from 1 p.m. until time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Online tributes may be made at

Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, is honored to serve the Tebay family.