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Philip Macy Puterbaugh

Philip Macy Puterbaugh, a resident of Clearfield, UT since June 2013, 40-year resident of Lafayette, IN, and 14-year resident of Colorado Springs, CO.

Born June 3, 1926 in Union City, IN (Randolph County). Died March 19, 2014 in Clearfield, UT.

Parents: Paul W. Puterbaugh (deceased) Rhoda Macy Puterbaugh (deceased).

Married Barbara Ann Derrick 12-21-52 in Muncie, IN.

Phil served with the Army Air Corps from 1944-45 before joining the U.S. Air Force in 1950, where he served until 1956 (Phil was an instructor pilot in the T-33 who taught both American and French cadets. Later, he was an Aircraft Commander on a B-29 for Air Rescue in Japan. He later transferred back to jets with FEAF prior to his separation from the Air Force in 1956). After the Air Force, Phil worked with the National Fire Insurance Company from 1956-60, the Adams Insurance Agency 1960-80 in Lafayette, then the MBAH Insurance Agency 1980 until his retirement in 1991.

A Muncie Central HS graduate, he attended Purdue University.

In CO Springs, he was a member of Village 7 Presbyterian Church, volunteer for Silver Key MOW to Seniors; in Lafayette, Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, former member of Evangelical Covenant Church, Exchange Club of Tipp. Co., Lafayette Insurance Agents Ass'n., Purdue Alumni Ass'n., John Purdue Club, The Athletics Congress, Air Force Ass'n., and Wabash Valley Woodworkers Club.

Survivors: Barbara D. Puterbaugh (wife), children: Thomas M. Puterbaugh (wife—Susan) Lafayette, IN, Joseph D. Puterbaugh (wife—Jeanne) Downers Grove, IL, Patricia P. Anderson (husband—Brian) Layton, UT, Andrew C. Puterbaugh (wife—Gina) Del Mar, CA, Sue Puterbaugh Boulder, CO; Sisters: Betty P. Taylor, Flowood, MS, Mary P. Ward, Middletown, CN; Grandchildren: Tom, Alissa (Josh Morlan), Alivia, Andrea, John D. (Caitlin), Adam, Emily, Madeline, Harrison, Laura (Ian Ebersole), Amy, Bethany, Jenna; Great-grandchildren: Jordan, Asher, and Madden Morlan, Abigail Puterbaugh.

Memorial Contributions: Hospice for Utah Foundation, 11639 S 700 E, Suite 100 Salt Lake City, UT 8402, and (through your local association)

Preceded in death by son John R. Puterbaugh, brother William J. Puterbaugh, and sister Margaret A. Puterbaugh.

Cremation will be followed at a later date with a celebration of his life with friends and family.

Published in the Journal & Courier on Mar. 22, 2014
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