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ROBERT DRUSCHEL JR.

Robert “Rob” Irvin Druschel Jr., 54, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Wheeling Hospital. Born February 28, 1965, in Wheeling, son of the late Robert I. and Margaret Lee (Hoff) Druschel Sr.

Rob was a Catholic by faith, and attended Wheeling Central and Bethany College. He was a member of Oglebay Men’s Golf Club, enjoyed greyhound racing, attending concerts, and was an avid Notre Dame fan. Rob’s family was his whole world, and he was a true family man.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Kevin Purpura.

Rob is survived by his loving wife, Theresa O’Brien; four children, Bailey, McKenzie, Alex, and Marshall; four sisters, Melissa Druschel (Ed and family), Georgia Druschel (and family), Christina Schehl (Mike and family), and Holly Otto (Kris and family); three grandchildren, Aubree, Dessanie, and Marshall Robert O’Brien; step father, Norman Hupp; cousins Ron and Joe Otto; and life-long friends Mohammad Tavakol, Joe Reynolds, and Tony O’Brien.

A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, October 20, 2019, starting at 1 p.m., at the Schwertfeger Shelter at Wheeling Park. Go Irish!