HAROLD PHLIPOT 1930-2019

PAULDING – Harold A. Phlipot, age 89, died Saturday, Aug. 10 at The Gardens of Paulding.

He was born June 26, 1930 in Paulding, a son of the late Raymond E. and Hazel M. (Copsey) Phlipot. On Feb. 26, 1952, he married Dorothy S. Wickstandt, who preceded him in death on June 15, 2011. He was a US Army veteran, serving during the Korean War; a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish; and a life member of VFW Post #587. He retired in 1982 from Navistar International Harvester and was a driver for the Paulding County Senior Center.

He is survived by his children, Karen (Jerry) Bortel, Patti (Jim) Bissell, and Kevin (Lori) Phlipot, all of Paulding; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Dorothy (Bill) Alt, London, Ohio, and Laura Pease, Paulding.

He also was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jennifer Jo Bissell; and siblings, Jerry, Howard, Earl “Zeb”, Lawrence, Ruth Schneider, Christine Laker, Helen Coil, Mable Philpot and an infant brother, Terry.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Paulding, with the Rev. Joseph Poggemeyer officiating. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery, Paulding, with military graveside rites.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. A rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Masses or Community Health Professionals Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent to www.denherderfh.com.