Robert Hammond

HAMMOND, Robert E., 83, of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, February 28, 2014 in Peterson Hospital, Wheeling.

He was born May 4, 1930 in Wheeling, a son of the later Edgar and Anna Kasun Hammond.

He was a retired coal miner with Consol Energy; a Christian by faith; and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Edgar Hammond, Jr. and William Hammond; three sisters, Wanda Michaels, Dolores Hammond and Carol Hammond.

Surviving are three nephews, Edgar (Laura) Hammond, Andrew (Tina) Hammond and Roger (Cindy) Hammond, all of Moundsville.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, South Wheeling Chapel, 3828 Jacob St., Wheeling, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014 with Rev. Glen Baker, Jr. officiating.

Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.altmeyer.com.