Ronald E. “Bubba” Hileman, 62, of Leechburg, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 in his residence.
A son of the late Robert Dale Hileman and Mary Claire (McKallip) Hileman, he was born on October 3, 1957 in Natrona Heights, PA.
Ronald was a graduate of Penn State University as well as a student manager of the Nittany Lions football team. For 30 years, he was employed as a Social Services Counselor with the Family Counseling Center of Armstrong County retiring in 2017. He was a member of Hebron Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leechburg. In addition to being an avid Penn State football fan, bowler and golfer, Bubba enjoyed serving as a lay minister to various churches in the local area.
Survivors include two brothers, Michael C. Hileman of Leechburg, Edward J. Hileman of Leechburg; three sisters, Patti Melpolder (Donald) of Erie, Mary Lee Smail of Erie, Lori Sue Hileman of Leechburg; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas R. Hileman; and a sister, Linda Jane Hileman.
Friends will be welcomed by his family on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main Street, Leechburg (724-842-1051). A memorial service will be held at a later date at Hebron Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leechburg. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Lutherlyn, Box 355, Prospect, PA 16052.
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