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Phillip John Scher Sr.


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Phillip John Scher Sr. Obituary
PHILLIP JOHN SCHER SR. Our beloved Father, Grandfather & Great Grandfather passed away at this home on August 18, 2016 at the age of 92. He was born April 3, 1924 in Cotton County, OK. Phil joined the Navy in 1942. He spent the majority of his career as an Electronic Technician in the field of aviation as a Chief Petty Officer. He made many West Pac cruises aboard the USS Gurke, USS Yorktown, USS Ranger, USS Enterprise and USS America. He married the love of his life, Jewell Stewart on July 2, 1950. Phil retired from the Navy in 1974 and moved to Hemet, CA where he and his wife Jewell resided until her death in 1991. He continued to work at Acacia School then Hemet Valley Hospital. Phil was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell and survived in death by his son, Phillip J. Scher, Jr. (Marjorie); daughter Karen Myers (Robert); daughter Nancy Myers; 8 grandsons and 15 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at Riverside National Cemetery, September 2, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 23, 2016
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