Philip Altman, 78, died being loved and cared for by his family on July 12, 2019 at 7:45 PM. Philip is survived by his beloved wife Jo Ann Altman and his dear sons Greg and Jeff Altman.
Philip was born on May 8, 1941 in Belmont, VA to parents Mongo Dick and Allene Estelle Swift Altman. Philip had twelve wonderful brothers and sisters. Philip met Jo Ann Glynn in Little Rock, Arkansas where they fell in love and married for 53 years. They traveled the world for twenty years in the Air Force and created a happy home for there sons when he retired in Belmont, VA.
Philip was defined by his love for his family and friends. Until his dying day he took care of all of us and had a smile, greeting, joke, or a unique insight into the world we live in. He had coffee every morning with his friends until he couldn’t any more, and then spent his time saving his energy and smiles for his family.
Philip will never be forgotten. Philip will always be missed.
A gathering will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Home, Locust Grove.
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