Robert Clutter

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Robert "Bob" Von Clutter, 82, of Morgantown, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at Harmony at Morgantown. Robert was born on March 29, 1941 the son of the late Von and Carrie Clutter. Robert was born in West Union, PA and lived most of his childhood in Preston County, WV. He graduated in 1959 from Terra High School where he was an outstanding athlete in football, baseball and basketball. He attended West Virginia Wesleyan College where he was the starting third-baseman his freshman year for the Wesleyan "Bobcats" and studied geology. After his freshman year he transferred to West Virginia University. After working in the natural gas fields with his father he decided to leave college and work full-time in the drilling industry. He began his career with Snee & Eberly as a "tool pusher" and in 1962 he was hired by Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation in Accident, MD as a Field Foreman. He supervised the drilling of gas wells in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Upstate New York. He spent his entire career with Texas Eastern and retired as an Area Supervisor. Robert enjoyed sports of every kind especially cheering on his beloved West Virginia Mountaineers. He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins. Robert lived for many years on Deep Creek Lake in McHenry, MD and enjoyed spending time with family on their boat. He was an avid golfer and after retiring and moving to Naples, FL spent many days on the golf courses near their home. He also enjoyed playing cards with his family and friends. Robert enjoyed gardening and raised an abundance of produce. Many of his neighbors and family members would often find baskets full of fresh vegetables on their porches that he left for them. He loved traveling with his wife after their retirement and especially enjoyed going to Wyoming and Montana. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Virginia Marie (Perrott) Clutter; sister, Carol Ann Schaible, brother-in-law, William Mallon, daughters Lisa Ann (Duane)Butler, Accident, MD, Michele Renee (Charles D.) Godfrey, Martinsburg, WV. Grandchildren Derek (Wes) Butler-Jackson, Clermont, FL, Brent (Shaun) Butler, Accident, MD, Bethany Butler, Morgantown, WV. Great grandchildren, Amelia Butler, Harper Minke, Grant Butler. Nephews Lee Clutter, Eric Clutter, and Trent Schaible and Niece Cathy Clutter. Also surviving is a beloved family pet, Ruffie. In addition to his parents Robert is preceded in death by his brothers Thomas H. Clutter, F. William Clutter, and brother-in-law Todd D. Schaible, father-in-law Thomas A. Perrott, Sr., mother-in-law Etta Virginia Perrott, brothers-in-law Robert B. Perrott, Thomas A. Perrott, Jr., and sister-in-law Patricia Mallon. The family would like to express our sincere thanks to WVU Hospice and his caregivers at WVU medicine. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Hastings Funeral Home and no services are being planned at this time. Send condolences online at
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