Phillips F. Weyl, Sr.
April 17, 1930 - December 27, 2019
Phillips F. Weyl, Sr., age 89, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, December 27, 2019.
Born in Wilmington on April 17, 1930, he was a son of the late Harry D. and Helen (Quillen) Weyl.
Phillips proudly served in the National Guard for 12 years. A resident of New Castle, since 1952, he worked as a mail carrier for 27 years and as a supervisor for 10 years at the Union Street Post Office in Wilmington. Following his retirement, he continued to work as a bus driver for various senior centers for the next 29 years.
Devoted to his community, Phillips was an active member of Masonic Lodge Lafayette #14 and the Boy Scouts. He was also a longtime member of New Castle United Methodist Church. Phillips enjoyed woodworking and making memories with his family at their beach house in Fenwick Island.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Harry D. Weyl, III. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Margaret G. Weyl; sons, Phillips F. Weyl, Jr. (Karen Kurtz), Robert B. Weyl, and Jeffrey T. Weyl (Karen M.); granddaughter, Megan Sautter (Robert); grandsons, Adam (Leann), Kevin, and Brian (Katie) Weyl; and great grandsons, Mason and Owen Weyl.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, January 3, 2020 at New Castle United Methodist Church, 510 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720, followed by a Celebration of Life at 11 am. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to New Castle United Methodist Church at the address above.