Philip D. Boyer

Philip D. Boyer, 88, of Tiffin, passed away Monday evening, June 24, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 3, 1925, in Denver, Colo., to Norton C. and Elizabeth (Linhart) Boyer. He married Ruth Luidhardt June 19, 1948.

Survivors include his cat, Mollie; wife of 65 years, Ruth; son, David A. (Susan Hemminger) Boyer of Tiffin; daughter, Susan K. Distel of Tiffin; two grandchildren, Lee Anne DuMond of Reynoldsburg and Michael R. Distel of Tiffin; and three great-grandchildren, Zane, Noah and Kallan, all of Reynoldsburg.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two brothers, Norton R. and Eugene R. Boyer.

Philip graduated from Tiffin Calvert High School in 1943 and served as first lieutenant in the U.S. Army from 1943-1945 in Europe. After returning from the service, he attended Heidelberg College and was a Tiffin City police officer. Philip retired after 30 years from Commercial Bank, where he was the branch manager. He also was a member of the American Legion Post No. 169, Moose Lodge No. 846, Legion of the Moose and a life member of the AMVETS Post No. 48. He enjoyed eating out, yard work, boating and spending time at the lake at their cottage and volunteering at the Tiffin Moose.

Private family services took place at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin.

There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Care, Humane Society of Seneca County or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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