Obituary Notice: Ronald L. Phillips

Obituary Notice: Ronald L. Phillips (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Ronald L. Phillips (Provided photo)

Ronald L. Phillips, 67, of Hyde went to his Lord on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Penn Highlands Clearfield.

He was born Aug. 13, 1946 in Houtzdale, a son of the late Peter Yanosik and Alberta Phillips.

Mr. Phillips retired as a truck driver from St. Joseph Motor Lines, Clearfield. He was a member of Church of the Nazarene, Clearfield, and will always be affectionately known as “the can man.”

He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Karen Spencer-Phillips; a daughter, Evelyn Robertson; his wife’s daughters, Kerri Hutchinson and her husband, Darren of Clearmont, Fla. and Katrina Concel of Treasure Lake; his grandson, Hunter Robertson; his wife’s grandchildren, Faith and Cole Hutchinson, Kayla and Julianne Concel and Kenneth Conway III; a sister, Verna Beard and her husband, Larry of Nottingham; his twin sister, Donna Sharpless of Houtzdale; a brother, Bill Leair of Painesville, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Conway II; his wife’s son-in-law, Mark Concel; and a nephew.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Kevin A Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, with Pastor Robert Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in the Friends Cemetery, Grampian.

Friends will be received from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Church of the Nazarene, 401 Ogden Ave., Clearfield.

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