Dr. Ronald's Story

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Beloved husband, father, grandfather, Christian, athlete, educator, coach, mentor, patriot and friend, Dr. Ronald Galbreath, passed peacefully to his eternal reward on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
Ron was born Aug. 12, 1940, in Wampum. He was the son of the late Charles T. and Helen M. Newbold Galbreath.
Ron was a long-time professor and basketball coach at Westminster and Geneva colleges. He was a member of the Chippewa United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Donnelly Galbreath, and three daughters, Kathy (David) McCommons of Ellwood City, Kim (Dan) Bowman of Greensburg, Pa., Meg (Neal) Waldron of Hollidaysburg, Pa.; two brothers, Tom (Betsy) Galbreath of Austell, Ga., Ken (Judy) Galbreath of Alexandria, Va.; and eight grandchildren, Haley, Molly, Madylin, Tricia, Sarah, Meredith, Drew, and Kya.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. at the Metheny Field House, Geneva College. Private funeral services were held at the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum, followed by interment in Clinton Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
Memorial contributions in Ron's name may be made to the Pine Valley Bible Camp, 504 Chapel Drive, Ellwood City, Pa. 16117.
Published on December 11, 2017
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