Robert C. “Bob” Olson, age 83, went home, Saturday, November 1, 2014, to be with his heavenly Father and is now singing in the heavenly choir.
Bob was a member of the Briar Creek Baptist Church, where he was the choir director and assistant teacher. He was a Veteran of the Koran Conflict and a life member of VFW Post 4768 in Alum Creek. He retired from Porter Properties with 35 years service.
He loved the outdoors, hunting and the mountains of Pocahontas County.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Merrill C. and Ethel Pickens Olson.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Donna McCallister Olson; sons, Robert Jr., and wife, Betty, Tommy, and wife, Donna, and Billy, and wife, Judy; daughters, Libby Fulks, and husband, Roy, and Belinda Baker, and husband, Blane; brothers, Jackie Olson and David Olson; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Bob will be greatly missed by a host of friends.
Funeral service was November 5 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastors Tommy Roberts and Steve Morris officiating. Burial was in the Graceland Memorial Park in South Charleston, with Military Rites conducted by the Alum Creek VFW Post 4768.
Memorials may be made to the Alum Creek VFW Post 4768, RR 7 Box 290, South Charleston, WV 25309.
Online condolences may be made at www.curryfuneralhome.org