Robert William MacCumbee, Sr.

Robert William MacCumbee, Sr.


Robert William MacCumbee, Sr., age 86, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Friday, December 17, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family and while under the care of Hospice of Panhandle.

Born August 6, 1935 in Hancock, Md., he was the son of Gilbert and Orpha Mae Fox MacCumbee.

He was of Catholic faith. Robert attended Hancock public schools.

He was a United States Army veteran.

Robert worked in the maintenance department with Cacapon State Park. Robert also worked at Commercial Sheering, Eddie’s Tire Service and was a welder.

He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, going to auctions, and watching birds, especially guineas, peacocks, chickens, ducks, and turkeys.

Robert is survived by his wife Mary Catherine Miller MacCumbee at home, his children, Robert William MacCumbee, Jr. and his wife, Sherri of Martinsburg, W.Va., Anthony Scott MacCumbee and his wife, Robin, Catherine Angela MacCumbee-Duvall and her husband, Mike, all of Berkeley Springs, four sisters, Frances “Sis” Trail of Little Orleans, Md., Cecelia Renner and Janie Zeigler, both of Hagerstown, Md., Cheryl Price of Berkeley Springs, two brothers, Steve MacCumbee of Missouri, Don MacCumbee of Hagerstown, Md., four grandchildren, Dustin William MacCumbee of Inwood, W.Va., Anthony Scott MacCumbee, Jr, Cody Lynn MacCumbee and Colton Tyler MacCumbee, all of Berkeley Springs, three step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Lou Barney and seven brothers, Larry “Groundhog” MacCumbee, Henry MacCumbee, Paul MacCumbee, Ralph Wayne Fox, Sr., Richard MacCumbee, James MacCumbee and Gary MacCumbee.

Services and burial will be private.

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Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.