Bobby G. Summers

Bobby G. Summers, 78, Newport, husband of Marcia Lou Smith Summers for 54 years, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Charleston Area Medical Center.

Born on Jan. 3, 1936, in Bens Run, W.Va., he was a son of the late Orie and Mabel Glover Summers.

He attended Pleasants County Schools and graduated in 1953 from St. Marys High School. Bobby was a U.S. Army Veteran and worked for FMC at Bens Run for 28 years, and retired from Energizer Battery in Marietta, Ohio, after 12 years of service.

Survivors other than his wife include one daughter, Sheila Giffin; three grandchildren, Ty and Becca Giffin, Marietta, and Tripp Giffin, U.S. Army Fort Myer, Va.; one brother-in-law, Barney Smith, Newport; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Williams Summers; and son-in-law, Harold Giffin, Jr.

Services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, July 24, at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, W.Va. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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