Robert E. "Rob" Norman, 49 - Glenville

Robert E. "Rob" Norman age 49 of Sycamore Run Road, Glenville, West Virginia, departed this life Sunday, July 29, 2012 at his residence following an unexpected illness.

He was born March 8, 1963 in Lewis County a son of Eva Anderson Stout of Sycamore Run Road, Glenville and his late stepfather, William H. "Bill" Stout, and Ernest L. Norman and stepmother, Sandy of Canton, OH.

Besides his parents Rob is survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Rob was a graduate of Gilmer County High School where he graduated with honors; a graduate of Glenville State College, received his master's degree from Marshall University, receiving high honors and going on to teach there. Rob's true love was protecting the environment. He worked for the Dept. of Natural Resources, Dept. of Energy; started his own business REIC Laboratories for testing and maintaining water quality control in the environment; worked at Glenville True Value Hardware during high school and college; and attended the First Baptist Church of Glenville. Rob really just enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping, 4-wheeling and motorcycles--he even raced motorcycles, and watching the birds he fed. Funeral services will be held at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2012 with Rev. Kenny Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in the Meadow Lane Cemetery. Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Wednesday (2 hours prior to services) at the Mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. is assisting the family of Robert E. "Rob" Norman with arrangements.