Robert Keith Hillberry, age 72, of West Finley, PA., passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Transition Health Care, Washington, PA.
Born February 20, 1946 in Washington, PA., he is the son of the late Grant Wilson and Della Irene (Ritcher) Hillberry.
Robert was a 1964 graduate of Cameron High School. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing, coon hunting and being outdoors with his family and friends. He was a resident of Greene County since 1964. Robert was a Dryer Operator for Weyerhauser Company in Jefferson, PA for over 15 years. He was previously employed with the US Steel Workers Local # 14744 AFL-C10, McMaster Construction in McMurray, PA. for several years and Big Country Ranch in West Finley, PA. Robert proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, where he received medals for sharpshooting and two Over Seas Service Bars.
He is survived by his companion of 40 years, Diana Ankrom; two sons, Ryan Keith (Jill) Hillberry, of Wheeling, WV. and Jeffrey (Chanda) Paczewski, of Lewisville, OH; one daughter, Julie (John) Blanchard, of Maidsville, WV; three granddaughters, Brennan, Darby and Sadie Hillberry; one brother, Grant Hillberry, of Washington, PA; two sisters, Dale Rhome, of Wind Ridge, PA and Carolyn (Pete) Gray, of Sand Hill, WV.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Arthur Hillberry; four sisters, Mabel Gray, Dorcas Domain, Freda Daugherty and Mary Lou Lilley.
Friends will be received on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 2 – 4 P.M. and 6 – 8 P.M. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 1:00 P.M., in the funeral home with Pastor Jim Jarvis, officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the U.S. Army and the Greene County Honor Guard.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.