Ronald W. “Bones” McElhinny, age 83 of Evans City passed away Sunday evening at his residence with loving family by his side.
Born September 7, 1936 in Forward Twp., he was the son of the late Paul J. and Elizabeth Hutchinson McElhinny.
Ron had retired in 1998 from West Penn Power with 30 years as a lineman.
He served in the United States Navy as Sn.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mildred “Millie” Dague McElhinny on September 28, 2018 and who he married August 23, 1958.
Ron is survived by one daughter, Joan E. (Geary) Hatfield of Butler, three sons, Michael (Laura Pushak) McElhinny and Joseph (Vonda) McElhinny both of Butler, and James McElhinny of Evans City, two sisters, Betsy Darling of New York and Patrice (William) Hughes of Del., three brothers, Jerome (Marilyn) McElhinny, Zeno (Becky) McElhinny and John (Carole) McElhinny all of Evans City, eight Grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, a best friend, Betty Lubbert of Valencia and a special care giver, Becky Hartzel.
The family of Ronald W. “Bones” McElhinny will receive friends on Wednesday November 20,2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 . Funeral services will be held on Thursday November 21, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. from the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Tom Harmon officiating.
He will be laid to rest in Brownsdale Cemetery, Renfrew.
The family has suggested memorial donations be made to The 4-H , Butler Co. Youth, c/o Jean H. Kummer, Penn State Ext.,101 Motor Pool Way, Butler, PA 16001