Phillip Hugh Free

June 26, 1932November 29, 2018

Phillip H. “Phil” Free passed away peacefully on November 29, 2018 at the age of 86. He was born June 26, 1932, in Alvin, Texas to Giles Newton Free, Sr. and Grace Alcia Young Free.

Phil is survived by his son, Phillip Arthur (Maria); daughters, Rebecca Lynn (Marion) and Jennifer Lou (Greg); and his wife, Virginia Jane and her three children. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Rose Marion Dougall; brothers, Levoy Leslie Free and Giles Newton Free, Jr.; first wife, Mary Ellen Schmeckenbecher Free and daughter, Susan Kay Free.

Visitation will held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home, 12800 Westheimer, Houston, Texas 77077. Committal Service to follow at 12:30 p.m. in the Forest Park Westheimer Memorial Mission Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Ronald McDonald House Houston,


  • Visitation Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Committal Service Saturday, December 1, 2018

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