May 17, 1982 - December 4, 2018
Philip Alan Strassle, Jr. (Phil to his friends, P.J. to his family), a generous and caring soul with a wit and humor that would make the gloomiest day seem bright, passed away in Houston, TX on December 4, 2018. He was born in Hobbs, New Mexico on May 17, 1982. He grew up in Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, and Oklahoma areas where he found a love for baseball, green chile, and all things mechanical. Philip graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in 2006. Philip enjoyed off roading, fast cars, guitars, and generally anything that was loud. He traveled the world with his love, Belinda Owen, exploring Europe, the Caribbean, and the distant shores of Hawaii three times.
Philip is survived by wife Belinda Owen, father Philip Strassle, Sr., mother Patricia Strassle, brother Michael Strassle and children Lacy and Owen, grandparents George and Emily Strassle, brother-in-law Jerry Thomas and children Jaimen and Jax. Preceded in death by grandparents Don Earl and Lenora Rogers, and sister Loren Thomas. He leaves behind many friends from coast to coast and around the world who love him dearly.
Memorial Services for Philip Strassle will be in:
Friday, December 14th from 2-4
Darst Funeral Home
796 Russell Palmer Road
Kingwood, TX 77339
Saturday, December 22nd at 10:30 a.m., Reception to follow
St. Boniface Church
20 St. Boniface Dr.
Houston, AR 72016
Please, in lieu of flowers, send donations in Philip’s name to:
New Beginnings Ministry
P. O. Box 233
Houston, AR 72070
Phil will always be remembered as someone who made everyone feel welcome, could make anyone laugh, was always there for his friends and family, and would always yell at people to put their shirts on. Philip was generous to a fault to all those around him, especially his nieces and nephews.
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