|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1947|
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 2010|
Phillip F. Amsden, 63, of Hebron, Ind., formerly of Momence, died Friday (Nov. 5, 2010) in a truck accident near Hobart, Ind. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. Tuesday until the 7:30 p.m. funeral service at the Cotter Funeral Home in Momence. Military rites will be provided by the Momence Honor Guard. The Rev. Dennis Settles will officiate.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made to the family wishes.
Mr. Amsden was a semi-truck mechanic for Bosselman Trucking at Loves Truck Stop in Gary, Ind. He was born Oct. 26, 1947, in Blue Island, the son of Thomas J. and Lucille J. Donovan Amsden. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He received two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star with Valor Device, Combat Infantry Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross. He enjoyed tinkering with motorcycles and small engines, going to flea markets, taking photographs, dancing, the Internet and Saturday morning breakfast with his brothers.
Surviving are his wife, the former Patricia Stonecipher, of Hebron, whom he married Oct. 2, 1970, in Riverdale; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and James Spoon Jr., of Momence, Cari and Stanley Woo, of Bourbonnais; five grandchildren, Jessica and Austin Spoon of Momence, Nena, Samantha and Trenton Woo of Bourbonnais; four brothers and four sisters-in-law, Thomas J. and Norma Amsden, of Martinton, James Amsden, of St. John, Ind., Peter and Joy Amsden, Daniel and Debbie Amsden, all of Munster, Ind., and Sharon Amsden, of Las Vegas; and one sister and brother-in-law, Bernadine and James Cyborski, of Dyer, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Barry and Joseph Amsden; and four sisters, Leona (Marvin) Gardner, Anne (Larry) Wakefield, Lucille Amsden and Mary Frances Amsden.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Diane
Record added: Nov 09, 2010
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