Philip Giltz, formerly of Brazil, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Livingston Hospital, Salem, Ky.
Philip was born and raised in Brazil and loved his hometown and had great pride in it.
He graduated from Brazil High School in 1955. His love for scouting as a youth earned him their highest honor, Eagle Scout.
He served in the United States Air Force and served in Korea during the Korean War. He was a member of the Mexico Baptist Church, Mexico, Ky., Liberty Lodge 580 F and the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents Ernie and Lucille Giltz, daughter Sherri L. Giltz, and brothers Jimmie I. Giltz and Michael N. Giltz.
Phid was many things to many people, but a father to everyone who needed it is who he really was. He loved fishing and camping and hunting and spent as much time outdoors as possible. A man of tremendous love and compassion. A life well lived.
He is survived by his wife Sharon, Marion, Ky., sons Jeff (Colleen), Hobart, Ind., and Brad, Kentucky, daughter Kim Giltz Black, Marion, Ky., brother Steve, Canton, Ga., four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Burial was in Mexico Baptist Church Friday, Sept. 9, 2011.