Robert “Bob” Lee Demick, 88 of Newburg, WV, passed away on September 4, 2021. He was born on February 25, 1933, in Kingwood WV, son of the late Adolph Leo and Gladys Amanda “Miller” Demick. Bob owned and operated his own trucking company, Demick Trucking for over 30 years and his CB handle was “Ears”. He then owned and operated Bob’s Auto Ranch up until he retired in June 2021. He was a member of the Concord Community Church. He enjoyed traveling, loved talking about cars and trucking. Bob was outgoing, a talker and a good businessman. He is survived by four children; Julie Matthews, Reedsville; James Matthews and Gudrun, Autryville, NC; Leigh Ann Demick, Newburg; Lisa Saurborn, Morgantown; one son-in-law Buck McCarty, Mt. Juliet, TN; eleven grandchildren, Melissa Turchetta and Jason, Matthew McCarty and Marquita, Jodi Woloszyn and Billy, Jennifer Everly and Mike, John Curry, Jason Curry, Melanie Kohl and Paul, Marcel Grosshaeuser and Catherine, Fabienne Narron and Ricky, Emily Saurborn, and Misty Braham; sixteen great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kourtney, Michael, Lacy, Austin, Tristan, Luke, Gehrig, Madison, Nathan, Jaycie, Jayden, Christopher, Taylor, Heidi and Chase; one great-great granddaughter, Thea; one sister, Dorotha Everly and Donnie, Kingwood; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Verna Mae “Hatten” Demick in 2020; one daughter, Connie McCarty; one great-granddaughter, Kaila; one infant brother, one sister, Kathleen Mason and her husband, Ron Mason. A special thank you to the Sundale family and Amedisys’s Hospice for all the love and support. Family will receive friends at Bolyard Funeral Home on Friday, September 10, 2021, from 3-8 PM. A Private Service for family will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021 with Pastor Clinton Adkins officiating. Interment will follow at Pratt Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Sundale Nursing Home, Resident Counsel, Attention, Donna Tennant, 800 JD Anderson Dr, Morgantown, WV 26505 or Concord Church, Attention, Kathy Allen, 227 Concord Road, Newburg, WV 26410. Online condolences can be made at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com. Bolyard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Demick family.
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