Phillip L. “Phil” Simcox, 77, Syracuse, passed away at 5:10 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at I.U. Goshen Hospital in Goshen. He was born on July 9, 1938, in South Bend, to Robert H. and Margie (Vannett) Simcox.
He attended Adam High School in South Bend, and moved to Kosciusko County in the 1960’s from South Bend. On Jan. 1, 1981, in Oswego, he married Linda Sue (Byrd) Mattox who survives. He retired from Zimmer Corporation in Warsaw, after 25 years.
He is survived by his wife: Linda Simcox, Syracuse; son: Robert Simcox, Fort Wayne; stepdaughter: Barbara Ann (Bruce) Daugherty, Syracuse; stepson: David Mattox, Philippines; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Diane Kay Nail, Milford; and Linda Gillespie, Larwill. He was preceded in death by his parents.
No public services are planned. Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County. Owen Family Funeral Home, Syracuse, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial bequest may be given to Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, Pierceton. To send condolences to the family in Mr. Simcox’s memory visit http://www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com