April 21, 1916 — May 29, 2012
Born April 21, 1916, and raised in Arizona, Phil moved with his parents to Marin County in the late 1930s. After serving in the Navy he returned to Marin County and married Robyn Boyd in 1947. Phil and Robyn lived in Marin and Sonoma Counties before moving to El Dorado in 1987. Always a prankster with a quick wit, Phil lived life with a smile to the age of 96.
He was preceded in death by his wife Robyn. He is survived by his two daughters, Diane Ross (Dan) and Renee Pierce (Bart); and by his three grandchildren, Anna, Katherine and Shaun Pierce.