Born in Sioux Falls, S.D. to Donald and Lois Sanborn. Phil started out his life living on a farm. Many great adventures were carried out on the farm and they continued into his adulthood.
Phil served 2 years in the Army, being stationed in Germany with a tank division. He lived in S.D., Oregon, Arizona then back to Oregon.
He was a mechanic, plumber, heavy equipment operator and a heavy equipment operator teacher in Eugene. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, crabbing and the cats and dogs who shared his life.
He was preceded in in death by his father Donald, brother Brian and son Jesse.
HE is survived by His mother Lois, Sister Cindy (Alan) Percy, sister in law Gloria, Niece Heather (Evan) Jones grandnephew and grandniece Keegan and Kaydence, son Logan, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and many good friends survive him.
He also left behind his two beloved dogs, Silver and Goldee.
A Celebration of life will be held later at a later date.
A special thank you to Willamette Valley Cancer Center and Dr. Fiorillos team, Peace Health Neurology team and the VA clinics and hospitals of NW Oregon.
Arrangements entrusted to Springfield Memorial Funeral Home. Please access the obituary and you are invited to sign the guestbook at musgroves.com