Philip Schneider

June 16, 1943 – June 24, 2012

Philip Schneider, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother, died after a short illness on Sunday, June 24, 2012, in Billings.

Philip Harry Schneider was born on June 16, 1943, in Kane, Wyo., to Harry and Leona Schneider. He was the eldest of four children.

He was raised on the family farm and graduated from high school in Lovell.

He married the love of his life and his soul mate, Peggy Ann Wheeler, on May 25, 1963, in Powell. They celebrated 49 wonderful years together.

Philip was a proud veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy.

Phil and Peggy resided in Thermopolis from 1966 until the time of his death. He was the proud father of two sons, Richard and Kevin.

Phil is survived by his wife, Peggy; sons Richard (Teresa) of Gillette and Kevin (Kristy) of Billings; grandchildren Ginny Clark, Misty (Preston) McFerrin, Laurie (Trent) Brandenberger and Kendra Schneider; five great-grandchildren; sisters Letha (Dan) Nusz and Leah (Bill) Cain; brother John (Jane) Schneider of Lovell and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at Mortimore’s Funeral Home in Thermopolis. Services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 29, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thermopolis with military graveside services following at Riverside Cemetery.

Phil was a very loving and caring person and will be truly missed by all.

To send an arrangement call Valley Flowers & Gifts, 307-548-7101.

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