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Phil R. Robison

December 7, 1942 ~ February 13, 2021 (age 78)


Phil R. Robison, 78, of Tulls Hill Road, Manns Choice, died Saturday, February 13, 2021 at UPMC Altoona Hospital, Blair County.

Mr. Robison was born in Cumberland, MD on December 7, 1942, son of the late Revanell Bennett . Phil was reared by his Uncle and Aunt William Roscoe and Nola M. (Harper) Bennett. 

On December 9, 1967 Phil married Sonjoa  (Miller)  Robison.

In addition to his wife he is survived by Daughter- Tonya M. wife of  Charles Bost, Manns Choice; Daughter- Holly F. Robison, Manns Choice; Daughter- Bobbie Jo wife of Jonathan Cook; 7  Grandchildren Keith, Brody, Mitchel, Bryson, Halle, Shadie and JB; Brother- William B. husband of Twila Bennett, Cumberland, MD; Sister- Janet wife of Ronald Smith, Keyser, WV; Sister- NormaJean wife of Thomas Caldwell, Keyser, WV. and numerous nieces and nephews.  Phil was preceded in death by Sister Zula Blanche Kight.

He was a 1960 graduate of Allegheny High School, Cumberland, MD.

Phil worked at Celanese in Cumberland, MD where he was a Machinist Millwright.

He was a member of The Brethren Church in Cumberland, MD.

Phil and his brother Benny enjoyed spending time together researching genealogy.

He enjoyed watching NASCAR and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Phil greatly enjoyed working on cars and always had one in the garage to tinker on.  He greatly enjoyed spending time at Camp Galliee in Terra Alta, WV where he was a camp counselor, Phil enjoyed spending time with the children at camp and was always willing to lend a hand wherever was needed. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

A Private Funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.

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Arrangements entrusted to Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

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