Ronald Eugene Younkin, 72, of Broadford, entered heavens gates on Tuesday afternoon, October 1, 2019, at his residence with his loving family by his side.
He was born in Owensdale, May 7, 1947, the son of the late Homer V. and Betty Jean Guptill Younkin.
Ron was a longtime member of Hickory Square United Methodist Church, Dawson.
He was Graduate of Southmoreland High School Class of 1966. He was a member of the United Mine Workers Union and worked his entire life proudly as an American Coal Miner. He was employed by U.S. Steel, Mt. Braddock Mine, with 18 years of service.
In Ron’s free time, he enjoyed being in his garage, listening to music, while drinking a beer. He also loved to go quad riding and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Ron considered his biggest accomplishment in life was his family and being baptized into the Lord, September 28, 2019, along with his wife, in the presence of his children.
Ron is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved him,
His loving and devoted wife of 53 years,
Mary L. Miller Younkin of Connellsville
His Three Children:
Ronald R. Younkin and wife Carol of Dawson
Kimberly J. Able and husband Don of Kingview
Jeff A. Younkin and Lorie of Connellsville
CJ Kessler and wife Melissa
Jonathan Kessler all of Dawson
Randall Scott Younkin of Connellsville
Ryan Younkin of Kingview
Ronald Younkin and Kayla of Mt. Pleasant
And Alysia Younkin all of Uniontown
His Great Grandchildren:
Tori, Gracie, Madison, Alauna, Maria, Dakota, Charlie and Brantley Kessler
Caleb “Paps Boy”, Ryia, Chloe, Bryson Younkin
Quincey, Nevaeh, Jazymn, Naziah, Trenton, Gary, Spencer, Marquie Younkin
His Brothers and Sisters:
Robert Younkin of Dawson
Charles Younkin and wife Shirley
John Younkin and wife Debbie all of Connellsville
Emma Jean Geary of Dickerson Run
Debbie Crago and husband Don of Delaware, MD.
His Former Son-In-Law: Robert Ray
His faithful German shepherd of 14 years, Norma Jean.
In addition to his Parents, Ron was preceded in death by:
Brothers: Gerald and William Younkin and Edward Younkin in infancy
His Great Grandson: Kavari Sublett
Family and friends are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale Thursday from 2 – 4PM & 6 – 8PM.
Ron’s Funeral Service will be held Friday at 10AM in the Funeral Home, with Charles Kessler, facilitating.
Committal Services and Interment will follow in Scottdale Cemetery.
The Family would like to give special Thanks to Amedysis Hospice, Scottdale for the professionalism and care that was given to Ron during his journey, especially his Aide, Charli.
The Funeral Home Doors will be locked in between visitation hours.
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