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Ronald K. Phillabaum

October 19, 1936 ~ November 27, 2019 (age 83)


Ronald K. “Ron” Phillabaum, 83, of South Greensburg, died, Wednesday, November 27, 2019, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Greensburg on October 19, 1936, a son of the late Albert “Bert” and Mary Ellen Burke Phillabaum.  Ron worked as a milkman for Bennett’s Dairy and Bergman’s Dairy before retiring as a self-employed subcontractor in the vending business. He was a member of Third United Church of Christ, South Greensburg.  He had an interest in and liked to tinker with classic cars.  He enjoyed and was often seen sitting on his front porch.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 4 brothers and 3 sisters; his grandson, Ronald K. “Ronnie” III; his brother in law, Richard J. Swenson.  He is survived by his wife, Tracy S. Phillabaum; 3 sons, Ronald K. Phillabaum, Jr., Richard J. Phillabaum (Jackie) and Randall A. Phillabaum (Tracey); his grandchildren, Jason, Dawn, Richard, Jr., Jacob Phillabaum and Samantha Wotus; 2 great grandsons, Jason, Jr. and Ian; also, several nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received on Sunday from 4-7 pm at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, 524 North Main Street, Greensburg.  Ron’s funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 am in the funeral home with Pastor Robert Garris officiating.  Interment will follow in Hillview Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Third United Church of Christ, 1522 Elm Street, South Greensburg, PA 15601.  For online condolences, please visit, www.kepplegraft.com


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December 1, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601

Funeral Service
December 2, 2019

11:00 AM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601


Third United Church of Christ
1522 Elm Street, S. Greensburg PA 15601

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