Schiff, Philip Wayne (South Pittsburg)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Philip Wayne Schiff, 76, of South Pittsburg, TN, passed away, Wednesday, January 23, 2013. 

He was a retired employee of U. S. Pipe where he had worked as a foreman. He had served in the National Guard and was a Mason.

Mr. Schiff was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Schiff and Julia Reno Smith.

He is survived by his former wife, Bobbie (Harold)Haskin; son, Michael (Giovanna) Schiff; daughters, Terry Lynne Schiff and Kelly (John) Latshaw; grandchildren, Brent Holder, Michael Jr., Jeremy, Brandon, Ilaria, and Alexis Schiff; and great-grandchildren, Haylee, Aiden, and Mason Schiff.

There will be no services at the funeral home. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Marion County Spay Fund c/o Wally’s Friends, P.O. Box 16100, Chattanooga, TN 37416 or a charity of your choice.

Tate Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.


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