Robert Allen Shilling Sr., 85, of Valley Grove, WV, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at his residence.
He was born on April 19, 1937 in Wheeling, WV, son of the late Russell and Julia (Wallace) Shilling.
In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Merle Lee (Custer) Shilling; son, C. Murray Shilling; Grandson, Anthony Allen “Tony” Viola and Sister Joyce Jasko.
Surviving are three children, Bob (Sharon ) Shilling, Jr., Karen Shilling-Darago (David) and Jody (Bill) Klug; 6 grandchildren, Bill Higgins, Vinnie Viola, Corey (Kat) Klug, Joseph Klug (Alyssa Sonnefeld) and Garrett and Adeline Shilling; one great grandchild, Robert John (RJ) Klug; daughter-in-law, Tracey Mehlman; 2 sisters-in-law, Bonnie Bonar and Suzanne Custer; cousin, Garnell Butler and several nieces and nephews.
Per Robert’s Request there will be no services at this time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling, INC.1610 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Arrangements were entrusted to Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.