Robert Lee Harrah
Robert Lee Harrah
  • October 5, 1938 - December 16, 2015
  • Bradley, West Virginia

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Robert Lee “Bob” Harrah, Sr., 77, of Bradley, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Wednesday, December 16, 2015. He was the son of the late Melvin Harrah and Lilly Sims Harrah.

He was born October 5, 1938 in Boomer, West Virginia. Bob was a disabled Army Veteran. He was a Godly man who was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed listening to music.

In addition to his parents, those preceding him in death are his wife, Blanche Ann Blankenship Harrah; brothers, Walter, Calvin, Raymond, Ralph and Melvin Harrah; sisters, Lola Diehl and Eunice Harrah.

Those left to cherish Bob’s memory are daughters, Gwendolyn Gilliam and husband Rusty of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Barbara Lee Daugherty of Bradley; sons, Robert Lee Harrah, Jr. and wife Susan of Lookout, West Virginia and Melvin Allen Harrah and wife Amy of Beckwith, West Virginia; grandchildren, Molly Breton and husband Ben, Joshua Gilliam and wife Meghan, Braxton Daugherty and wife Autumn, Robert William Harrah, and Angelica Lynn Harrah; great-grandchildren, Ayden, Noah, Paris Mae and Raelynn Faith.

Friends may gather with the family, Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home from 12-1 pm.

Service will be held Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 1pm at the funeral home with Pastor Delmas Wolfe officiating. Burial will follow at Fayetteville Huse Memorial Park with friends and family to serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Ave, Fayetteville, WV 25840.