Updated: Fri 6:27 PM, May 10, 2013
Funeral Home: Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home
Robert Lee Asbury 78, Parkersburg, passed away at his residence on May 10, 2013 after an extended illness.
Robert was born on September 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 & 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 Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. 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 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home.