Robert A. “Bob” Coen, 80, of Pine Grove, WV, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Wheeling Medical Park.

He was a member of the Higgins Chapel Church of Christ.

He was born April 22, 1937 in Pine Grove, WV, the son of the late Clifford Leroy and Dora Mae (Cain) Coen.

Bob was best known for the love he had for his family, gardening, farming, hunting and the kids he worked with in the FFA over the years. He was a volunteer at Valley High School for almost 40 years working with the children in the FFA where he was a huge part of the program.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon L. (Tanner) Coen, five sisters, Beulah Starkey, Betty Smith, June McBee, Alice Scyoc and Sharon Coen, five brothers, Joe, Kenny, Eddie, David “Butch” and Rick Coen.

Surviving are three daughters, Darlene Adams of Pine Grove, Diane Gump of Mobley, WV and Roberta (Ray) Conley of Paden City, WV, two sons, Bobby (Shelly) Coen and Curt Coen both of Pine Grove, nine grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, four sisters, Shirley Shimp of Goose Creek, SC, Sandy Greathouse of Coburn, WV, Carol Starkey of Pine Grove and Karen Welch of Paden City, several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-6 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home, Pine Grove, WV, where the funeral service will take place on Monday at 11 a.m.

Interment at the Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Hastings, WV. Online condolences may be expressed at

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Bob’s name to the Pine Grove FFA Alumni at P.O. Box 295 Pine Grove, WV 26419.