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 Philip Lewis “Phil” Stephenson

Philip Lewis “Phil” Stephenson

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 25 May 1994 (aged 56)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot East Park_184_7
Memorial ID 155624 · View Source
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The Deseret News
May 29, 1994
page B8

Philip Lewis Stephenson, age 56, returned home to his Heavenly Father on May 25, 1994 after a valiant 19 year battle with leukemia.

Born January 14, 1938 in Salt Lake City to Dell and Josephine Frances Lewis Stephenson. Married Judith Ann Jones, July 19, 1969 in Salt Lake City. Their marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on May 27, 1975.

He graduated from East High School in 1956 and later graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in mathematics. He worked as a systems analyst for the State of Utah for the past 26 years. Active member of the LDS Church serving faithfully for the past nine years as membership clerk.

He enjoyed the outdoors, mountain climbing, playing the piano, golf, chess, coaching his son's baseball team and spending time with his family.

Survived by wife, two daughters and two sons, Stacey (Brian) Roper, Mary Lee, Ryan Wesley, all of Salt Lake City; and Elder Kelly DeRhodes Stephenson, currently serving in the Connecticut Hartford Mission. Also survived by grandson, Tyler Grant Roper; father, Dell Stephenson, Michigan; and stepsister, Jane (Claude) Maxwell.

He was preceded in death by his mother and grandparents.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 31, 1994 at 12:30 p.m. at the East Millcreek 11th Ward Chapel, 2702 Evergreen Avenue (3435 South). Friends may call Monday, May 30, 1994 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City and at the church, Tuesday 11 a.m. - 12 noon p.m. prior to services. Interment, Mt Olivet Cemetery.

"We will be together forever someday."

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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 155624
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Lewis “Phil” Stephenson (14 Jan 1938–25 May 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155624, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .