Robert Lee Eplin of Branchland

Robert Lee Eplin, 54, of Branchland, WV, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, by Pastor Johnny Jackson. Burial will be in Blankenship Cemetery, Wayne. He was born September 6, 1957 in Huntington, a son of the late Howard and Mary McSweeney Eplin. He is survived by his wife, Tina Purdy Eplin; one daughter, Melissa Drown, of North Port, FL; two sons, Robert Eplin, Jr., Nokomis, FL, and David Eplin of Venice, FL; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard and Nancy Eplin of Englewood, FL and Ronald and Cheryl Eplin of Wayne; five grandchildren, Timothy, Kellyann, Xander, Robbi and Binaca. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville.