Robert Lee Boord Sr.

May 26, 1934 - April 11, 2022

05/26/1934 - 04/11/2022

Past Services

Wednesday April 13, 2022
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Thursday April 14, 2022
Parkview Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Wheeling, WV 26003
Thursday April 14, 2022
10:00 am
St, Michael Catholic Church
National Road
Wheeling, WV 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions

Robert Lee “Bob” Boord Sr., 87, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Monday, April 11, 2022 at Wheeling Hospital – WVU.

He was born in Wheeling, May 26, 1934, a son of the late Charles and Minetta (Rigot) Boord. Bob was an active member of St. Michael Catholic Church, where he assisted in starting bingo, the fair and the fish fry. He was a US Army Veteran and a life long accountant. Bob was a 4th Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Victor, Nelson and Cecil Boord.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Hannah (Dotson) Boord; four children, Brittany Boord, Robert L. (Carolyn) Boord Jr., Robin Boord and Ryan (Erin Fankhauser) Boord; two grandchildren, Sam and Jackson Boord; his previous wife, Sharon Pritchard and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Wednesday, April 13, 2022 from 4-7 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger St. Liturgy of the word will be celebrated Thursday, April 14 at 10 am at St. Michael Catholic Church with Fr. Carlos Melocoton officiating. Entombment will be held at Parkview Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund  by clicking here or Helping Heroes by clicking here or to the donors choice.

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Linda Carroll
1 year ago

Bob played a big part in getting my sons dream of Michael’s Meanies set up as non-profit. He worked with me on the paper work and only took a set of the “meanies” as payment. I will be forever grateful! Sorry for your loss.

Dennis R Albaugh
1 year ago

My sincere and humble condolences to the family and friends of Bob. Denny Albaugh

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 Lee Boord Sr., 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 Lee Boord Sr., 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 †