Robert “Bob’ Rubin, 80, of Charleston passed away on October 9, 2011 at Dunbar Care and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Harriett, and his parents, Charles and Hilda Rubin. He is also proceeded in death by his brothers, Charles Jr., Edward, John, Raymond, George, Harry, Denver “Dink” and sisters Rosie Gray, Katherine Nagy, Mary Powers.
Bob owned and operated Bob’s Exxon, with his longtime partner Kermit Hill. His quick wit and humor were known by his loyal customers.
He served as a scoutmaster to Boy Scout Troop 57 at Davis Creek Church of the Nazarene. He enjoyed his years of scouting enriching both his life and the lives of many young boys.
Bob also served his country in the United State Marine Corps. His friends and family always enjoyed his many stories from his days as a young Marine, Boy Scout leader, and service station owner. Bob also had a passion for fishing trips to Nags Head.
Surviving are his son, Bill, and wife, Judy. Daughter, Frances Pack, and husband, Mark. Granddaughters Kelly Pack and husband Michael Miller, Nikki Pack and Leslie, Candice, and Courtney Rubin. He is also survived by his brother, Fred Rubin, of Akron, Ohio.
Special thanks are extended to the staff at Dunbar Care and Rehabilitation Center and SweetBriar Assisted Living for their many days of care and attention.
Friends and family may call on Wednesday October 12, from 6 to 8 pm at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek. Service will be held on Thursday October 13, at 11:00 am at the Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Goff officiating. Committal service with military graveside rites conducted by the Benny Padilla VFW Post 4768 will follow at Graceland Memorial Park So. Charleston.
In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to Buckskin Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2829 Kanawha Blvd East, Charleston, WV 25311