Cover photo for Phillip E. Kilbourne Sr.'s Obituary
1938 Phillip E. Kilbourne Sr. 2024

Phillip E. Kilbourne Sr.

October 9, 1938 — April 20, 2024


 Phillip E. Kilbourne Sr.

McDonald  -  Phillip E. Kilbourne Sr. passed away peacefully Saturday April 20th 2024 at the Cleveland Clinic with family by his side.

Phillip was born October 9th 1938 at Deaconess Hospital in Cleveland Ohio, a son of Stanley Patrick and Anna Mae Kilbourne.
He moved to McDonald at a young age. He was a 1957 graduate of McDonald High School where he excelled in football and track and went on to enlist in the Army reserves. He proudly served his country in the reserves for 8 years. He worked as a crane man for 54 years at Warren Republic Steel and all their entities until they closed. He was a member of McDonald Baptist church.

 Phil was a man of faith, family and friends. His favorite day of the year was hosting Christmas Eve with his beloved Sally. He will be remembered for knowing all the details of every story he shared with loved ones.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sally, son Kenneth M. Stevens, a son in law Tom Batson and brother Timothy S. Kilbourne.  
He will be remembered by sons Phillip Kilbourne Jr, Stanley Kilbourne, Jeff (Judy) Stevens, Shawn (JoAnn) Stevens, Edwin Stevens. Grandchildren Jeff (Tara) Stevens Jr, Kristy Stevens, Shannon (Nate) Shick, Missy Mohn, Jessica (Alex) Sampson, Tyler (Julie) Kilbourne,Great Grandchildren Maddie and Tyler Stevens, Ayden Nagy, Raegon and Collen Shick, Dominic, Shawn and Mia Sampson, Kaiden, Karson and Kynlee Poole.

 Arrangements were entrusted to  Blackstone Funeral Home where services were held Wednesday April 24th. Phil was laid to rest at  Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers please donate to McDonald Athletic Department in memory of Phil Kilbourne Sr

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Blackstone Funeral Home

672 Churchill Rd, Girard, OH 44420

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