Charles Summers

Charles “Hoop” “Bob” Robert Summers, 69, of Weirton, WV, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at his residence.

Hoop was born on June 27, 1951 in New Martinsville, WV. He was the son of the late Robert Sam Summers and Donna Jean (Swan) Summers.

Hoop graduated from Tyler County High School and was a thespian and student council president of his senior class. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during Vietnam Era with the 82nd Air Borne Division as a Paratrooper.

Hoop retired after many years of service to the city of Weirton as the foreman of the Street Department. Many will remember Hoop for his love of singing, playing spoons and the harmonica, writing poetic works of art and going down state camping.

Hoop is survived by his daughter, Ashley Summers; three grandchildren, who were his pride and joy, Kamryn Bailey, Jackson Owens and Charlee Owens, all of Weirton, WV; three siblings, Rodney Summers and his wife, Elaine of Weirton, WV, Ronnie Summers and his wife, Bonnie Jo of Steubenville, OH, Lori Summers and Rhonda Summers, both of Weirton, WV; his best friend, Scott “Down State” Jackson and his wife, Bernie; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The James Funeral Home of Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 is honored and privileged to serve the Summers family with private arrangements.

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