Phillip M. "Phil" Sherman, 77, of Cromwell, IN passed away at 8:50 a.m. on Monday, September 28, 2020 at his residence. He was born on March 7, 1943 in Arcola, IN to Virgil & Edna (Butler) Sherman.
He graduated from Wolf Lake High School and lived most of his life in Whitley, Noble, and Kosciusko counties. He was married on April 2, 1965 in Columbia City, IN to Grace L. Bennett who survives. He worked at International Harvester in Ft. Wayne and retired from International Harvester in Springfield, OH after 30 years of total service.
He attended Stone’s Hill Community Church in Ligonier and formerly attended Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Merriam, IN.
He is survived by:
Wife – Grace Sherman of Cromwell
3 Daughters – Michelle (Jack) Trammel of Syracuse, Deanna Bontrager of Millersburg, and Tammy (Dave) Green of Syracuse
2 Sons – Allen Sherman of Cromwell & John (Holly) Sherman of Columbia City
9 Grand & Several Gt. Grandchildren
3 Sisters – Barbara Campbell of Garrett, IN, Kathy (Jay) Hostetler of Milford, and Jennifer Patterson of Albion
3 Brothers – Norm Sherman of Churubusco, Willie (Salley) Sherman of Albion, and Ricky (Alicia) Sherman of Columbia City
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter – Dawn Sherman, son – Timothy Sherman, 2 grandsons – Neil & Richard Trammel, 2 sisters – Janice Mann & Nancy Sherman, 5 brothers – Clyde, Les, Mike, Paul, and Kerry Sherman.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Memorial services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor George Cecil officiating.
Preferred memorials may be given to the 2 Hands Ministry.
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