Robert Paul Binegar

Robert Paul Binegar, 78, of Woodsfield, passed away Friday (Sept. 6, 2013) at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1934 in Newport, a son of the late Harry Binegar and Margaret Schneider Binegar.

He was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School of Marietta, retired from Ormet Corp., Hannibal, Ohio, a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran, and a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church of Woodsfield.

Robert greatly enjoyed farming, travel, buying and selling real estate, and was enthusiastic about the oil and gas industry. He maintained a busy lifestyle and loved spending time with family and friends. Most who knew him would agree that he enjoyed a hearty debate. He particularly loved his grandchildren and reveled in telling them stories of his past experiences – imparting wisdom as the stories unfolded.

Preceded in death by his wife, Sara Ann Cawley Binegar; one infant son; sisters, Wilma, Myrna, Regina, Mary Delores; and brothers, Roy, Curtis, and Charles.

He is survived by his very special companion, Sharon Clift Robinson of Woodsfield; sons, Robert (Bob) Binegar Jr. of Canton and his wife, Julie, Shawn Binegar of Weirton, W.Va., and Dan Binegar of Dayton; daughters, Jennifer Brunoni of Ravenswood, W.Va., and Susan Blatt of Vienna, W.Va.; one brother, George Gale Binegar of Marietta; grandchildren, Sara Binegar Russo, Lara Brunoni, Dusty Binegar Jeffries, Mary Brunoni, Tommy Brunoni, and Jacob Brunoni; and one great-grandchild, Benjamin Russo.

Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul St., Woodsfield. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday (Sept. 13, 2013) at the St. Sylvester Catholic Church, Woodsfield, with the Rev. Fr. David Gaydosik officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Vigil services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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