Philip Austin "Phil" Panther, 89, resident of Bartlesville, died at 12:05 PM Monday in Tulsa.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday in the East Cross United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Burress officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
Phillip Austin "Phil" Panther was born on March 26, 1924 at Ralston, Oklahoma the son of Andrew and Johanna Wilhelmina (Schulze) Panther. He was raised at Ralston and served in the US Army in 1944 to 1945. He married Maxine Welch on May 22, 1946 at Ralston. Phil worked for Phillips Petroleum Company for forty years and retired in 1985. He was a member of the East Cross United Methodist Church.
Phil is survived by his wife Maxine of the home, one daughter Becky Panther of Los Angeles, California, two grandsons, one granddaughter and three great grandsons.