Phillip LaVerne Sink
- February 28, 1957 - August 18, 2012
- Corning, Iowa
of Phillip's Passing
- INSTEAD OF FLOWERS the family requests memorials be given in Phil's name.
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“So sorry to hear of Phil's passing. I considered Phil as my buddy from Corning. I only have fond memories of Phil. My heart dropped when I...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: John Walters - Creston, IA
“Phil was one of the nicest men I ever know knew I enjoyed every visit I had with him HE WAS A GOOD MAN. I always looked forward to seeing PHIL.
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2 of 12 | Posted by: Gordon Jackson - Yellville, AR
“Gordon and I loved Phil. He always welcomed us with open arms when we visited IA. He had a cute smile and a few friendly works to make us feel warm...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Gordon & Kay Jackson - Yellville, AR
“So sorry to hear of Phillip's passing. He was always smiling and happy. I remember calling him kitchen sink in school and he would always smile. All...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Andrea Moore Dolphin - classmate
“Millard, Phyllis, and all the Sink Clan,
I always remembered Phil as Gary's little brother. I remember spending the night and hanging out at the...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Bill Green - Wasilla, AK - friedn
“We were so sorry to hear about Phil's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time.
6 of 12 | Posted by: Tim and LaDonna Pafford - IA
“Phil always had a smile and a greeting, and was ready for a chat anywhere & anytime.. He was a great person to be around,a good man.. ...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Kevin Behlers - Corning, IA
“It is so hard to say goodbye to a friend. Phil was one of a kind type of friend and he was a very good friend. He was always happy whenever I met up...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Dave Walter - 312 N Vine, Creston, IA
“It was always a joy to visit with Phil, he would always have a joke or a story to tell. He could visit for hours and never be at a loss for...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy & Bill Morrison - Corning, IA
“So sorry for your loss. Phil was always so kind to everyone at school. I pray that your memories will help ease the pain of your loss.
10 of 12 | Posted by: Shirley Waterbury Odinas - NV
“I am very sadden to hear of pills passing. As growing up our families spent lots of great times together. W would camp and go sledding in the winter...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: sheila Damewood - Newton, IA
“It is with a heavy heart I write to your family. We grew-up together after your family moved to town. Phil and his sibling were like another family...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Mary M. Smart - Corning, IA
Funeral services for Phillip Sink, age 55, of Corning, who died Saturday, August 18, 2012, at his home in Corning, will be held Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Roland-Ritchie Funeral Home in Corning. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 to 7 with the family greeting friends from 5 to 7. Interment will held in the Oakland Cemetery at Quincy. INSTEAD OF FLOWERS, the family requests memorials be given in Phil's name. Memories can be shared with the family at www.ritchiefuneralhome.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Roland-Ritchie Funeral Home of Corning.
Phillip LaVerne Sink was born February 28, 1957, in Corning, Iowa the son of Millard Sink and Phyllis (Westlake) Sink. He graduated from Corning High School with the Class of 1975. Phil trucked with his parents and later worked at Precision Pulley in Corning. Phil and Paula Haering married in 1986, and later divorced. They were blessed with three daughters, Philicia, Shonda and Jayme.
Phil loved the Iowa Hawkeye's, going to the races and attending sporting events. He was especially proud of his three daughters and enjoyed spending time with them. He will be remembered for his great cooking, sense of humor, and outgoing personality. He was a wonderful father and will be missed.
Phil is survived by his three daughters, Philicia Hancock and husband Nathan of Lenox; Shonda McCuen and husband Brant of Corning; and Jayme Sink of Council Bluffs; his parents, Phyllis and Millard Sink of Corning; brothers, Gary Sink and wife Kathy of St. Mary's; Dave Sink and wife Joanie of Stanton; and Rob Sink and wife Timmie of Corning; two sisters, Patsy Long of Corning; and Katherine Gaunt and husband Larry of Villisca; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and many friends.
Phil is preceded in death by his grandparents Nellie and Henry Sink and Lawrence and Grace Westlake.
Phil was a devoted father and friend.
His enthusiasm, humor, insight and kindness will be missed.