Phillip G. Grodrian, 75 of Huntington passed away at 5:36 p.m. on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident on Oct. 25, 2012. Phil had worked for many years at Lock Chain Steel in Huntington, later and until his retirement he worked at Wayne Metal for many years. He was a member of the National Guard from 1954 to 1964 and was a member of the Loon Creek Church of the Brethren. He loved riding his motorcycle and enjoyed doing lawn care for several folks in his community. He also played softball and bowled in several leagues over the years.
He was born on February 13, 1937 in Allen County, a son of George and Ruth (Ewert) Grodrian. He was united in marriage to Darlene Dillon on August 16, 1964 in Warren, IN. His wife survives.
Survivors include Three daughters: Valerie (Rick) Brown of Fort Wayne, Stephanie Ort of Huntington and Natalie (Joe) Fouts of Huntington. Six grandchildren: Colin, Ryan and Kyle Brown, Stacy Dennis, Brandi Garza and Alex Fouts; Three great grandchildren: Hunter and Shay Haney and Nathan Garza.
He was preceded in death by one brother Ned Grodrian, a great grandson Gunnar Haney and a nephew Rod Grodrian.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN.
Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. There will also be one hour of visitation prior to the service.
Interment will take place at the Star of Hope Cemetery.
Memorials may be made out to Loon Creek Church of the Brethren or the
in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.