On June 6, 1981 Philip was married to Mary A. Boyer of York. He was a longtime grocer working for Grand Central Super Value in York and then onto Super Saver Stores in Lincoln. He was an avid Husker fan, enjoyed walking and playing card games, especially family games of 7 point pitch. He thoroughly loved being with his family, especially his grandson Francisco, and never met a stranger.
He is survived by his wife Mary of York; sons Robert (Alejandra) Waters of Miami, FL and Matthew Waters and his fiancé Mahtab Tehrani of Stow, OH, and grandson Francisco Waters of Miami, FL.
Also surviving is his sister Helen (Tim) Barbie of Arvada, CO; cousin Tom Waters of Kansas City, KS; brothers-in-law John (Lora) Boyer of York and Tom (Margaret) Boyer of Spalding, NE; sister-in-law Marti (Larry) Fuller of Palisades, CO; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Dan.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Bradshaw United Methodist Church with the Reverend Michelle Reed officiating. Interment to follow in the Plainfield Cemetery near Bradshaw. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday and then all day Friday from 9:00 a.m., -8:00 p.m., with his family greeting friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., that same evening at the mortuary. Memorials may be sent to his family for later designation.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.metzmortuary.com. Metz Mortuary in York is handling arrangements.