Philip was born on January 6, 1923 to William and Myrtle (Baker) Neal in Kennesaw, Nebraska and grew up in Wyoming. Growing up during the depression his family lived in a dugout in Wyoming before he enlisted in the US Marine Corps. He served during WW II and the Korean Conflict. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He met the love of his life, Mary Dutton, in college and they married on Sept. 17, 1950 in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Philip worked as a Service and Zone Manager for International Harvester Farm Equipment Division retiring after 25 years. He was a member of LakeRidge United Methodist Church and volunteered for Meals on Wheels. When Philip was not travelling with his job, he enjoyed hunting and fly fishing.He was preceded in death by his parents and all four of his siblings.Philip is survived by his loving wife, Mary, two daughters, Bonnie Spithill of Lubbock, and Jayne Kuehn of Burkburnett, four grandchildren Colleen Fisher, Christopher Dockray, Caryl Kuehn, and James Kuehn, and two great grandchildren. Memorials are suggested to the Meals on Wheels.