Samuel Laird Philip
Samuel Laird Philip's ninety-four years were about quietly and craftily creating experiences for people. People impressed him. Sam passed on October 20th, 2020 King City, Oregon.
Sam was born in Tigard, Oregon to Ruby and Samuel L. Philip, Sr. He grew up in Tigard with his sisters Hazel, Sherry and Midge. He served in the US Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. He married Dolores Witte in 1948. Together, they had three children; Debbie (Philip) Millsap of Portland, OR, Mark Philip of Vancouver, WA and Jeffrey Philip of Poulsbo, WA. Sam loved, and was loved by, his three children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was the Manager of the Expo Center and Multnomah County Fair, and after retirement, worked until he was 88 with Palmer & Associates Antique Shows.