Details for Phillip C. MillerQuincy, WA Phillip C. Miller, longtime resident of
Phillip C. MillerQuincy, WA Phillip C. Miller, longtime resident of Quincy, WA, died on April 6, 2021, in an Ephrata, WA, care facility. Mr. Miller was born on September 12, 1928, in Irby, WA, not far from Odessa, WA. During the early years of the Second World War, Phillip was granted a deferment from military service to work on an uncle’s farm, near Ritzville, WA. He later went to work for Universal Foods in Fairbanks, AK, a food service company hired by the U.S. government, during the construction of Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks. After returning to Washington state, Phillip worked on an uncle’s farm near Odessa, was employed at the Quincy High School as a custodian, and employed by Grant County Public Works at Wanapum and Priest Rapids Dams, and on county road maintenance. He retired from Grant County employment in 1985. Phillip enjoyed 4th of July family outings, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, water skiing, and travel tours. He spent his later years living at The Cambridge, in Quincy and at the Coolidge House Adult Home, in Ephrata. Phillip was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Quincy. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Mohler; and is survived by seven first cousins. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at the Quincy Valley Cemetery, Quincy, WA. Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 716 3rd Ave. SE, Quincy, WA, 98848. Please leave a memory for the family or sign their online guestbook at www.scharbachs.com. Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel, Quincy, WA, is assisting the family with arrangements.