5/26/1952 – 8/12/2012
Philip V. Sinclair Sr., age 60, of Ionia, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids. He was born in Greenville on May 26, 1952, the son of Roland V. & Beverly (Yeomans) Sinclair.
On June 16, 1990, Philip was married to the former Renee L. Manning and she survives in addition to his parents, Roland & Ruth Sinclair of Sheridan, his children, Andrew & Tanya Sinclair of Greenville, Jason & Tracy Sinclair of St. Johns, Philip & Maria Sinclair Jr. of Ionia, Sean & Crystal Sinclair of Ionia, Joshua Neuenschwander of Grand Rapids, Nicholas & Carley Manning of Ionia and Lynae Sinclair of Ionia plus 17 grandchildren, siblings include his twin sister, Phyllis Sinclair of S. Carolina, Larry & Pam Sinclair of Fenwick, Susan & Mark Kenyon of Ionia, Daniel & Wendy Sinclair of Sidney, Deb & Jeff Sandborn of Greenville, Kevin & Angela Sinclair of Lowell, 8 brothers and sisters in law and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Philip was preceded in death by his mother and step father, Beverly & Harold Zayler plus a grandson, Riley Sinclair.
Philip has been a longtime resident of Ionia and was employed at Ventra Automotive Manufacturing, Ionia as well as being a veteran of the US Army National Guard. His hobby was building classic cars, but his first love was spending time with family and friends.
Funeral services beginning at 11:00 AM will be held on Thursday, August 16th at the Shiloh Community Church, Orleans with Pastor Kenneth Harger officiating. Interment will be at the Sheridan Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Wednesday from 1:00 until 4:00 PM at the Simpson Family Funeral Home, Sheridan where the family will meet with friends and relatives.
On 8/15/2012 Scott & Joyce Brundage said:
Joyce and I would like to offer our condolences to Philip’s family during this time of loss, are thoughts and prayers are with you.
On 8/15/2012 Mike & Linda Sinclair said:
We are so sadden by this news. We met phil a couple of years ago at a car show in Alto. he came up and introduced himself and questioned if we may be related. Being a classic car lover we had a lot in comon. We were just thinking about him on Saturday and was thinking, we may see him at the Danish festival Car show on Saturday. Please except our deepest simpathy in the loss of your loved one. Our pray is that you find peace and comfort in the loved ones, and memories that surround you. ~Mike & Linda, Greenville, Mi
On 11/1/2012 Phyllis said:
He was the best brother ever. I miss him so much. God please take care of him for us. I know he is with you and cancer free now. Love u Phil your twin sister.