Ottis Thomas “Bill” Philpott

Ottis Thomas “Bill” Philpott

Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Death 23 Feb 1969 (aged 43)
Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Burial Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 70001837 · View Source
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NOTE: My Cousin, son of my Aunt Nellie (Hare/Haire) Philpott. (Per Dorothy Hare Wigginton)

This memorial was originally added by Janet. By request she transferred to me.
Thanks to Janet she added the following:

Son of James & Nellie Haire Philpott.

Wife Vena Mae. Five sons, Larry, William, Denny Ray, James, and Kenneth. Daughter Judy Darlene.

Sisters: Lena Leturgez & Melinda Payton both Terre Haute, IN.

Brothers: Leonard, James, John, and Henry Philpott

Died of apparent Heart Attack at the home of a sister in Terre Haute, IN.

NOTE: Following information added by Dorothy Hare Wigginton

I already had son, Jeremiah Thomas Philpott added on my family tree as one of Ottis' children.

NOTE: By request in my email on 19 Jun 2018 from Find A Grave contributor, Sherri Rohm (#49176775),
"Add son Jeremiah Thomas Philpott as son. I have the records to prove it."

Ottis Thomas Philpott: Died Sunday, 23 February 1969

Publication: The Terre Haute Tribune
Location: Terre Haute, Indiana
Issue Date: Monday, February, 24, 1969
Page: Page 2

2nd Obituary, Otis Philpott:

Publication: The Terre Haute Tribune
Location: Terre Haute, Indiana
Issue Date: Tuesday, February 25, 1969
Page: Page 2


Otis T. Philpott, 43, RR 1, Coal City, died at 7:15 a.m. Sunday at his siter’s home, Mrs. Lena Leturgez, West Terre Haute. Survivors include the widow, Vena Mae; five sons, Larry, William, Denny Ray, James and Kenneth, all at home; a daughter, Judy Darlene, at home; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Betty Thomason, Coal City; three sisters, Mrs. Leturgez, West Terre Haute, Mrs. Melinda Payton, Terre Haute, and Mrs. Vaneta Cazee; four brother, John, Riley; Leonard, Bloomington; Henry, Abilene, Tex., and James, Bloomington, one stepbrother, Marshall Eads, Bloomington, and four grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bedion Chapel of the Valley, with the Rev. Fred Schoffstall and the Rev. Wallace Owens officiating. Burial will be in Vahalla Cemetery, Bloomington, with graveside services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Monday.

Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940:
Name: Thomas Philpott
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1925
Birth Place: Vanburin [Van Buren], Monroe, Indiana, USA
Registration Year: 1925
Father: James C. Philpott
Mother: Nella [Nellie Haire]Philpott
Certificate Number: 20729
Roll Number: 009
Agency: Indiana State Dept. of Health
Volume Range: 41 - 45

Home in 1930: Van Buren, Monroe Co, Indiana
James C Philpott 34 (Head-Rent Farm $5-Married @ 21-Stone Quarry, Quarry Man)
Nellie Philpott 33 (Wife-Married @ 19)
Lena Philpott 11
John Philpott 10
Leonard Philpott 8
James Philpott 7
Otis) Thomas Philpott 4
Frances Philpot 3
Verneda Philpott 1
Dolly Philpott 74 (Mother-Wd)
Mary Philpott 36 (Sister-Single)

Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana,
901 W 7th St.
James Philpott 44 (Head-Laborer for WPW-Grade: 3)
Nellie Philpott 41 (Wife-Gave Info-Grade H-1)
Leonard Philpott 19 (Filling Station Attendent-Gr: H-1)
James Philpott 17 (Gr: H-1)
Artis Philpott 14 (Gr: 6)
Malydia Philpott 13 (Gr: 4)
Ventia Philpott 11 (Gr: 4)
Henry Philpott 10 (Gr: 2)

Social Security Death Index:
Name: Ottis Philpott
SSN: 303-2?-7934
Last Residence: 47465 Switz City, Greene, Indiana, USA. Born: 18 Apr 1925
Died: Feb 1969 State (Year)
SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951)

U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010:
Name: Ottis Philpott
Gender: Male
Death Date: 23 Feb 1969
SSN: 3032?7934
Enlistment Date 1: 16 Mar 1943
Release Date 1: 21 Jan 1946

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  • Maintained by: Dorothy Hare Wigginton
  • Originally Created by: Janet
  • Added: 18 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70001837
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ottis Thomas “Bill” Philpott (18 Apr 1925–23 Feb 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70001837, citing Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Dorothy Hare Wigginton (contributor 47472543) .