Albert Roupe

ROUPE, Albert H., 85, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2013, at Weirton Medical Center.

Albert was born on November 27, 1928, in Wadestown, WV. He was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Bessie Mae (Howard) Roupe.

Albert worked at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corp. as a transfer car operator.

In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his brother, Howard Roupe; and three sisters, Goldie Mae Price, Mildred Lone Simpson, Mary Etta Lemley and Anna Savino.

Albert is survived by a dedicated son, Thomas Howard Roupe and his wife Melissa Jean of Greenville, NC; two grandchildren, which were the apples of his eye, Zachary Thomas Roupe and Lauren Nicole Roupe; a stepdaughter, Sheila Bone; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Monday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St., Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717.

Interment will follow in Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV.

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