Mr. Phil Langridge


September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Kingwill  Stephen D. Kingwill, age 66, formerly of Belmont passed away on Monday, September 12, 2011, at Masonic Pathways in Alma. Stephen was a member of the Rockford Lodge #246 F&AM and the Shriners. He and his father George were members of the Shriner’s Clown Team and put a lot of time and effort at the Shrine Circus held annually. During the golfing season Stephen worked as a groundskeeper at Blythefield Country Club. His parents, George and Margaret Kingwill, and his sister, Kathleen Postma, preceded Stephen in death. He is survived by his brothers, David (Marian) Kingwill of St. Clair Shores, Mich., and James (Helen) Kingwill of Covina, Calif.; his brother-in-law, Dale Postma; nieces and nephews. The service for Stephen was held on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the funeral home with the Rev. Michael Fedewa officiating. A Masonic memorial service was held during that gathering under the auspices of the Rockford Lodge #246 F&AM. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery, Hastings, Mich. Those planning expressions of sympathy are asked to consider Masonic Pathways, 1200 Wright Avenue, Alma, MI 48801. Arrangements were made by Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford. Langridge  Mr. Phil Langridge, age 80, of Rockford passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2011. He attended Ottawa High School and then graduated from Rockford High School. Phil received his pharmacy degree from Ferris State University, where he played football. He was a member of the Boy Scouts and took great pride in achieving Eagle Scout rank. Phil was the owner of Langridge Pharmacy in Rockford and satellite pharmacy in Cedar Springs, which he later sold to his good friend, Stan Swider. His heart was in serving people. Phil became one of the original founders of Rockford Ambulance, where he was an EMT volunteer for 20 years. For his lifetime, he was committed to supporting Rockford Ambulance. Guns were his passion. He enjoyed loading ammo for L and S Reloading with his good friend, Bob Swider, and shooting competitively at state and national levels. Phil was instrumental in bringing metallic silhouette shooting to Michigan. Phil looked forward to hunting near his cabin and in the Upper Peninsula near Bruce’s home. He was very proud to have built his cabin up north with no power tools. Phil had a great […]