August 24, 1926 - January 9, 2020
Phillip W. Myers, age 93 of Mattoon, IL peacefully passed at 12:25 AM, Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Mattoon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. A funeral service in his honor will be held at noon, Monday, January 13, 2020 at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938; Reverend Ron Dickinson will officiate. A committal service will follow in Dodge Grove Cemetery. A visitation will be held the same day from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Phillip was born on August 24, 1926 in Mattoon, IL the son of the late Walter A. and Lena L. (Ludke) Myers. He married the love of his life, Ruby L. Ueleke on December 6, 1980 in Mattoon, IL; she preceded him in death on September 28, 2015. He is survived by his five step-children: Linda Jones and husband K.C. of Mattoon, IL, Brenda Wilkerson and husband Frank of Estes Park, CO, Alan Ueleke and wife Georgia of Mattoon, IL, Janice Pedigo of Ashmore, IL, and Donna South and husband Keith of Nephi, UT; one daughter-in-law, Becky Ueleke of Alabama; twelve grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; four nieces Molly McMillan, Priscilla Bilas, Elizabeth Essig, Janet Davis; two nephews, Rodney Griffith and Robert Griffith. He is preceded in death by one stepson, Steve Ueleke, and three sisters, Mary Griffith, Inez Myers, and Ina Carey. Phillip honorably served our country in the army. He retired as an electrician at General Electric in Mattoon, IL after many years of hard work and dedication. Phillip knew nothing but hard work; he spent his free time farming and gardening. Phillip was a humble and kind man, whose greatest joy was his treasured time with his beloved wife and family, leaving behind fond and loving memories. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to share a memory with the family or light a virtual candle in his honor.
Phillip W. Myers, age 93 of Mattoon, IL peacefully passed at 12:25 AM, Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Mattoon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. A funeral service in his honor will be held at noon, Monday, January 13, 2020 at Mitchell-Jerdan... View Obituary & Service Information
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