Philip J. Rahall

May 05, 1929 ‒ January 01, 2016

Mansfield, Ohio

Philip J. Rahall went to be with the Lord Saturday morning, January 1, 2016 in Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield Hospital. He was 86.

He was born May 5, 1929 in Wheeling, West Virginia to parents Charles and Mitilda (George) Rahall. Philip’s family landed in Mansfield in 1939 after his father decided to take a new job as a steel worker at the steel mill. He then went on to attended St. Peters Catholic School and Mansfield Senior High School until deciding to join the work force.

In 1952 Philip decided to leave Mansfield and spent most of his life living in various places all over the United States. He most recently returned to stay in 2001.

He is survived by his siblings James (Helen) Rahall of Mansfield, Robert (Sandy) Rahall of Florida, and Mary (Art) Morgan of Kansas; sister-in-laws Carol Rahall of Mansfield, Sandy Rahall of Mansfield, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Philip was preceded in death by two brothers Joseph Rahall and Ronald Rahall both of Mansfield, and a sister Pat VandeMark.

A private graveside service will be later held in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery.

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