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Phillip Grider

June 3, 1949 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 71)


Phillip Grider, 71, of Whiteland, Indiana passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loved ones on November 14, 2020. 

Phillip was born on June 3rd, 1949 in Jamestown, Kentucky to the late John Grider and Haidee (Blankenship) Grider. 

Phillip worked in construction doing concrete work for Local 120 Laborers Union. He was also a meat cutter for several years. Phillip greatly enjoyed being in the great outdoors and participating in many activities, such as fishing, tractor pulling, and tending to his garden. Phillip could often be found bidding at auctions and attending horse and mule pulls in his spare time. Phillip cherished every minute he spent with his family and friends. Phillip left his loved ones with many warm memories and stories that they will treasure for a lifetime. 

Phillip is survived by his children, Tammy (Duane) Tinkle, of Whiteland, Indiana; and Phillip (Rachel) Grider, of Franklin, Indiana; and his five grandchildren, Zakary Tinkle, Heather Woods, Tori Hendricks, Myla Grider, and Alyssa Grider. 

Phillip is proceeded in death by his parents; his wife, Sharon Grider; his three brothers, J.R Grider, Lindon Grider, Gilbert Grider; and his three sisters, Mary Kaye Wooldrige, Peach Pedigo, and Polly Mann.

A funeral service will be conducted Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 from 4:00P.M. to 7:00P.M. at Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel. Burial to follow the funeral on Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at Ridge Crest Cemetery, in Jamestown, Kentucky.  

Per the Indiana State Governor, Eric Holcomb, and the Indiana State Department of Health's mandate, all services and visitations are limited to 50 people or less as of November 15th, 2020. Masks are mandatory and are to be worn at all times.

Arrangements are entrusted to Jessen Funeral Homes & Crematory ~ Whiteland Chapel. 







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November 18, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel
729 N. US HWY 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

November 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Jessen Funeral Home - Whiteland Chapel
729 N. US HWY 31
Whiteland, IN 46184