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PHILIP FOOTE, SR.

May 8, 1926 February 15, 2013
PHILIP FOOTE, SR.
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Philip Foote, Sr. was born May 8, 1926 to the late William Alexander Foote and Charlotte Ann Bishop in Calvert Co., Maryland. The third youngest child of twelve, he attended Calvert County Public schools. On December 18, 1945, Philip enlisted into the United States Army. He received the World War Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. On December 6, 1948, he was honorably discharged. On August 11, 1957, he married Ruth V. Jefferson. The marriage produced two children, Diana and Philip G. Foote, Jr. He was an employee of General Service Administration, retiring in 1967. He then worked at Zahniser's Yachting Center retiring in 1992. Philip served on the Calvert County Board of Education and Vice President of the NAACP. He was a member of St. John United Methodist Church. Philip was always busy, constantly on the go. He enjoyed fishing, and he especially took pride in teaching both grandsons how to fish. Every summer he had a vegetable garden. He would open it up to anyone and everyone who wanted to pick fresh vegetables. He enjoyed listening to music - gospel and jazz and watching golf. He leaves to treasure his memory: his wife, Ruth; two children, Diana and Philip Jr.; two grandsons, Philip III and Bernard III; his brother and sister-in-law, Glen and Liza; five sisters-in-law, Thelma Foote, Marie Javois, Wali Ali, Catherine Palmer and Sonia Parker, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Cemetery:
3:00 pm on Monday, February 25, 2013 at

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

22

Feb

10:00 AM 2/22/2013 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/22/2013 11:00:00 AM
Greater Mt. Zion Church

3170 German Chapel Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Greater Mt. Zion Church
3170 German Chapel Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Service

Friday

22

Feb

11:00 AM 2/22/2013 11:00:00 AM
Greater Mt. Zion Church

3170 German Chapel Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Greater Mt. Zion Church
3170 German Chapel Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

11301 Crain Highway
Cheltenham, MD 20623

11301 Crain Highway Cheltenham 20623 MD
United States
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