Robert “Bob” Leo Denning

March 9, 1935 - September 21, 2022

03/09/1935 - 09/21/2022

Past Services

Friday September 23, 2022
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday September 24, 2022
10:00 am
Our Lady of Peace Church
2 Allendale Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
Saturday September 24, 2022
11:00 am
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0460 | Directions

Robert “Bob” Leo Denning, 87, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at his residence.
Bob was born on March 9, 1935 in Wheeling, son of the late John L. & Loretta (Stenger) Denning.
He was a retired Warehouse Manager for McElroy Mine, member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, member of St. John’s Central Catholic High School Alumni Association; member of the Our Lady of Peace Knights of Columbus Council 12195, avid sports enthusiast, very hard worker and a US Army Veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Denning and his wife, Lorraine and a sister-in-law, Patricia Denning.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Irene H. (Martini) Denning of Wheeling; four children, Christine Denning of Stafford, VA, John (Pam) Denning of Oakland, MD, Michael (Kimberly) Denning of Mt. Olivet, WV and Karen (Steve) Domyan of Elm Grove, WV;
three brothers, Thomas Denning of Crestview, KY, Richard (Judy) Denning of Jacksonville, FL and William (Tresa) Denning of Littleton, CO; several grandchildren, Matthew Custer and Allison of Reynoldsburgh, OH, Laura Denning of Miami, FL, Kolleen Denning of Reston, VA and Megan Denning of Wheeling; great granddaughter, Francesca Custer and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Friday, September 23, 2022 from 2-5pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 10am at Our :Lady of Peace Catholic Church with father Joseph Augustine serving as Celebrant.
the family would like to express a special thank you to Bob’s caregivers, Visiting Angels, Right at Home and Amedysis Hospice.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.
Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery

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john greskevitch
1 year ago

Mike and Family,

So sorry to hear of your fathers passing.

J Hedger
1 year ago

Mike and Kim and Family
May light perpetual shine upon your father

Judie Hedger

Charlene and Joe Templin
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss Mike & family. God’s peace be with all. The loss of a parent is very difficult and we are thinking of you.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Robert Leo Denning, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Robert Leo Denning, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Sandy Schafer
1 year ago

Irene, Michael, Chris, John, Karen, and family, we are so sorry about Bob. He was a very special guy who loved his family. God got a good worker for sure. Bless you all. Sending love and prayers. Don and Sandy Schafer.