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Obituary for Philip Ronald Statler

Philip Ronald Statler 83, of Oak Hill, WV, passed away at home Tuesday, June 18, 2019 following a long illness. Philip was born November 18, 1935 to the late John & Pauline Spencer Statler.

Philip was retired from the Armed Forces having served in the Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force with 20 years of service, and a retiree of the Fayette Co. Sheriff Dept. with 24 years of service. He was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Oak Hill, the Oak Hill Moose Lodge and Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 118.

In addition to his parents Philip was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Jo Ann Williams Statler, three sisters, Virginia Mormile, Louise Sellars and Helen Stewart and a daughter-in-law, Linda Jo Scarbro.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Jo Etta Ewing Statler, son Mark Statler of Houston, TX, two daughters, Beth Statler of GA and Brenda Shrader of Ruskin, FL; stepdaughter Sharon Ward of Beaver, WV, stepson Harold Scarbro of Beckley, nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a sister Linda Rae Hiner of La Marque, TX.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made in the memory of Philip R. Statler to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Dr. Beckley, WV 25801.

Services will be at 2:00 pm Monday June 24th at High Lawn Funeral Chapel 1435 E. Main St. Oak Hill, WV. Friends may call from 12:00 until time of service. Entombment will follow in High Lawn Mausoleum.