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Phillip 'Phil' L. Tegarden May 27, 1959 - May 9, 2019

Phillip “Phil” L. Tegarden, 59, passed away unexpectedly on May 9, 2019 at his residence.

He was born in Marion on May 27, 1959 to William Tegarden and Thearsa M. (Andre’) Tegarden. His father precedes him in death.

Phil graduated from St. Paul Bennett Roman Catholic High School in Marion in 1978. He was a carpenter for Sebestyen and Williams Homebuilders.

He married Tina Adrienne (Wright) on July 2, 1983 in St. James Lutheran Church in Marion.

Phil moved to Blackford County four years ago from Upland. He was an avid Harley Rider and Corvette owner.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Tina A. Tegarden of Hartford City; mother, Thearsa M. Tegarden of Marion; children, Ian Lee (wife, Jennifer) Robbins of Marion, Destiny D. Robbins of Marion, Taylon A. “Tay” Robbins (wife, Casey) of Marion, Heidi L. (husband, Brian) Tegarden Satterthwaite of Ft. Knox and Jarred L. (wife, Meghan) Tegarden of Gas City; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Paul Tegarden and sister, Cindy Caplinger.

Phil will be cremated and there will be a memorial visitation from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2019 at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St., Hartford City.

Memorials may be made to St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 209 S. Spring St. Hartford City, IN 47348.

Online condolences may be sent to www.keplingerfuneralhome.com.