Philip S. Parkhill

Jan 18, 1933 - Jun 05, 2022

Philip S. Parkhill

January 18, 1933 - June 05, 2022


Philip S. Parkhill, age 89, of Quincy, died Sunday, June 5, 2022, at 1:30 am in his home.

Philip was born January 18, 1933 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of T. A. and Mabel McConnell Parkhill. He married Joan Guthrie on July 3, 1953 in Calvary Baptist Church by Rev. Joseph Bower. She survives.

Philip was a 1950 graduate of Quincy High School. He also graduated from Bradley University in 1957 with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Philip honorably served in the United States Army. He also worked as an engineer for Electric Wheel in Quincy for 25 years. Philip then took a position with Iowa Electric, which he held until his retirement 17 years later.

Philip was the last living charter member of Calvary Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Joan, survivors include five children: Alan (Sally) Parkhill of Quincy; Gary Parkhill of Parker, CO; Dawn (Kevin) Travis of Warsaw, IL; Lisa (Ted) Tenk of Fowler, IL; and Julie (Todd) Curry of Liberty, IL; 16 grandchildren: Karrie Parkhill, Rebekah (Jason) Hanneman, Jenna Parkhill, Jeremy (Amanda) Walker, Eric (Cassie) Walker, Jessica (Jake) Holzhauer, Ted (Rachael) Tenk, Ashley (Brandon) Neisen, Joshua (Elizabeth) Tenk, Jacob Tenk, Dawson Tenk, Jordan (Chase) Shade, Austin (Amber) Curry, Shelby (Bobby) Field, Max Curry, and Charlie Curry; 17 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and life long friends and extended family, the Jim Martens Family.

Philip was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Mary Elizabeth Parkhill, and a brother, James Parkhill.

Visitation: 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Friday June 10, 2022 at Calvary Baptist Church

Services: 11:00 am Friday, June 10, 2022 at Calvary Baptist Church, with Pastor Mark Stamper officiating.

Burial: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

Memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church or Blessing Foundation for Hospice. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Calvary Baptist Church

1825 State St.
Quincy, IL 62301

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Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 11:00 am
Calvary Baptist Church

1825 State St.
Quincy, IL 62301

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