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Philip Coolbaugh

August 11, 1941 - July 8, 2013

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Friday, July 12, 2013 10:30 AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

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Thursday, July 11 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM and 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon

Philip H. Coolbaugh, 71, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013 in The Ohio State University Medical Center. He was born August 11, 1941, in Towanda, PA, the son of the late Roy and Frances (Walker) Coolbaugh.


Philip was a 1959 graduate of Urbana High School and proudly served our country in the United States Army. He worked at the Urbana Daily Citizen for 25 years, and retired from Honda Manufacturing after 20 years. Philip enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandchildren, along with shopping in Berlin with his wife.


He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandy (Middleton) Coolbaugh; his daughter, Shelley (David) Pfaub of Columbus; his grandchildren, Alexis Nicole and Alyssa Dawn Pfaub, both of Columbus; his sisters, Joy (Frank) Thomas of Urbana and Mary Jean Lockamy of North Carolina; and his nephew, Bob Kennedy of Columbus.


Philip is preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Rheta Kabbaz and Bonnie Coolbaugh; and his brothers, Dick, Bob, and Pete Coolbaugh.


A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2013 in the SKILLMAN, McDONALD, & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2013, in the funeral home with Pastor Harley Roston officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church, 42 N. Main St., Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Condolences

Jackey Arrington - Jul 12, 2013

Dear Sandy, and family,
It is with deep sadness I send condolences to all of you. Just know you have a lot of support in the community as well as plenty of family and friends. I will be in touch with you soon.
Respectfully,
Jackey Arrington

Jackey Arrington - Jul 12, 2013

Dear Sandy, and family,
It is with deep sadness I send condolences to all of you. Just know you have a lot of support in the community as well as plenty of family and friends. I will be in touch with you soon.
Respectfully,
Jackey Arrington

Jackey Arrington - Jul 12, 2013

Dear Sandy, and family,
It is with deep sadness I send condolences to all of you. Just know you have a lot of support in the community as well as plenty of family and friends. I will be in touch with you soon.
Respectfully,
Jackey Arrington

Jackey Arrington - Jul 12, 2013

Dear Sandy, and family,
It is with deep sadness I send condolences to all of you. Just know you have a lot of support in the community as well as plenty of family and friends. I will be in touch with you soon.
Respectfully,
Jackey Arrington

Earl and Vicki Webb and Family - Jul 11, 2013

Our deepest sympathy for your lose. Phil was always a good friend to Earl. Phil was a wonderful person and will be missed.
Thinking of you,
Earl, Vicki Webb and Family

Mary Ellen Wiant Jeffries - Jul 11, 2013

Sandy & Family,
So sorry for your loss. I remember how loving and friendly Phil was. You will be in my prayers during your time of sorrow.
Mary Ellen

Patty - Jul 10, 2013

Sandy and Family
I am sorry to hear about Phil and my prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.
Patty and Maria Wilson

Michael Brown - Jul 10, 2013

I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I had the privilege
of working with Phil for several years at MMP (Honda)
We considered ourselves as a family and took a lot of pride
at what we accomplished. Phil was a part of this. He was
part of the family. Michael Brown (Brownie)

Ray Sanders - Jul 10, 2013

To the Coolbaugh family,
Please accept my deepest sympathies on hearing of Phil’s passing. I enjoyed working with him over many years at the Motorcycle plant. Phil was well liked by all of us.
Regards,
Ray Sanders

Pawlla E. Lawrence - Jul 9, 2013

Shelley and Sandy – May God keep you close and may comfort and peace be with you at this most difficult time. I am so sorry you are having to go through this. If you need me for anything, please don’t hesitate to let me know. Love, Pawlla

Bob and Roberta Arthur Timmons - Jul 9, 2013

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and you family.

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