Robert D. "Rob" Heal Jr., 63, of Hill Street, Emlenton, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, after a courageous battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Rob was born on Jan. 18, 1958, in Wilmington, Delaware. He was the son of Helen Chandlee Heal Dionne of Buckhannon, W. Va. and the late Robert D. Heal Sr., who had resided in Wilmington, Delaware. Rob attended Buckhannon-Upshur High School. In 2007 he earned a bachelor of science degree in exercise physiology from Slippery Rock University. After graduating he served as a strength coach for the football team. In addition, he was a journeyman mason for many years. Rob was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and had earned a GED while serving.