Phillip R. "Phil" Haberman

October 16, 1955 ‒ April 07, 2014

Centerburg, Ohio

Phillip R. “Phil” Haberman, age 58 of Centerburg, died Monday April 7 at Mount Carmel Hospital in Columbus.

He was born on October 16, 1955 in Mount Vernon to the late Fred Otto and Elizabeth Sarah (Scott) Haberman. A retired Deputy Sheriff with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department with 20 years of service. Phil also served as a Hilliar Township Trustee for 12 years and was a farmer.

Phil loved his family and treasured the time spent with his boys and his grandchildren. Phil was fortunate in that he was able to do what he liked for a living. He loved being with his boys farming and restoring old tractors.

Survived by his wife of 21 years: Laura Rene (Urban) Haberman and they married December 26, 1992 in Centerburg; sons: David (Brittney) Fluty-Haberman of Centerburg, Paul T. Haberman of Hamburg, NY. Grandchildren: Benjamin, Jackson and Gracelyn Haberman.

Preceded by brother: Paul Frederick Haberman; sister: Barbara Ann Martin.

Friends may call Thursday from 12- 2 p.m. at the Sunbury Christian Church, 250 Rainbow Avenue, Sunbury with services to follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Mike Bratten officiating. Private interment for the family at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Centerburg FFA 3782 Columbus Road, Centerburg, Ohio 43011 or Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Blvd, Suite 210, Columbus, Ohio 43229.

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