Bobby Gene Compton
Bobby Gene Compton
  • July 4, 1935 - October 5, 2017
  • Charleston, West Virginia

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Bobby Gene Compton, 82, of Charleston, died Thursday, October 5, 2017, at St. Mary's Medical Center after a short illness.

Bob was a dedicated public school teacher who spent his entire 30-year career at Horace Mann Junior High School.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty Rae Compton, who was at his side when he passed. Other survivors include his sister, Judy Gandee, of Franklin, Tennessee; his children, Lea Ann Smith and Robert W. Compton; two grandsons, Michael Young and Matthew Moore; two great-grandchildren, Milo and Zella Young; and many other close and beloved relatives. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all.

Family and friends are invited to gather at 1 p.m. Monday, October 9, at the Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, 5233 Rocky Fork Road, Cross Lanes. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jimmie Compton officiating.

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