Goshen News, Goshen, IN

February 3, 2013

Philip J. Stotts

June 23, 1930-Feb. 2, 2013

GOSHEN —  Philip J. Stotts, 82, died unexpectedly of natural causes at his home Saturday afternoon.

He was born June 23, 1930, in Elkhart County, to Ray and Elannor (Quinn) Stotts.

He married Betty Hower Nov. 25, 1956, in Goshen.

She survives along with two daughters, Cindy (Terry) Bates, Syracuse, and Debra Stotts, Goshen; and a brother, William Q. Stotts, Goshen.

A lifetime Goshen resident, Mr. Stotts retired from Johnson Controls after more than 50 years of service.

He was a member of the Plymouth United Church of Christ and he volunteered with the Elkhart Township Fire Department.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen.

Cremation will take place at Yoder-Culp Crematory and burial will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Plymouth United Church of Christ.

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