Robert ‘Bob’ Boston

BOSTON, Robert “Bob” 74, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013.

Born Feb. 8, 1939, in Sistersville, WV, a son of the late Ralph and Virginia Shriver Boston.

Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from Weirton Steel and was a member of the 25-Year Club, and was also a member of the Oakland Presbyterian Church.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Boston.

Surviving are a daughter, Cathy Lowther of New Cumberland; three grand children; five great-grand children; two brothers, John (Pat) Boston of Weirton and Dan Boston of Georgia; two sisters, Linda Poole of Florida and Patricia Pearson of Wheeling.

Visitation will be held Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at the Nixon Funeral Home in New Cumberland, with funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, 2013.

Burial will follow at New Cumberland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Big Brothers and Big Sisters.