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Phillip Lavender

1942 - 2020

Phillip E. Lavender age 77 of Cheboygan passed away at home with family by his side after losing his battle with cancer on March 3, 2020.

He was born June 21, 1942 in Newberry to William and Mary Ellen (Patterson) Lavender.

Phil graduated from Cheboygan High School in 1960. He served in the United States Navy from October 25, 1960 until October 23, 1964. On June 10, 1967 he married Linda Jewell in Cheboygan. Phil worked at Proctor and Gamble for many years before becoming the electrical inspector for Cheboygan County. He retired in 2011. Mr. Lavender was an avid fisherman who enjoyed tournament fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; three children, Pamela (Greg Overholt) Bur, Phillip (Karen Lagerman) Lavender and Joseph (Ashley DeGroff) Lavender; seven grandchildren, Eden Lavender, Addison Lavender, Carson Lavender, Jennifer (Justin) Boldenow, Amanda Bur, Robert Bur and Anthony Bur.

Phil was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bill.

A graveside service will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to McLaren Hospice or a charity of your choice in Phillip’s memory.

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