His first job was as a college traveler for The Macmillan Co. He turned to finance from 1955 until 1981, when he returned to books, working in sales for Mumford Library Books. It was a stint that he much enjoyed. Phil also enjoyed Reunions and was a frequent and vocal attendee.
Active in his community in Jacksonville, Fla., he served on boards of the library, the symphony, the Historical Society, and as founder and president of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.
Phil died Jan. 12, 2019. His wife, Gloria, and son Philip III died earlier. The class will miss him and appreciates his service to our country and loyalty to the class.