Phillip W. “Boobie” Monroe, 64, passed away at 12:40 pm, Friday, March 14, 2014 at his residence, with his family by his side.
He was born in Alton, IL on September 7, 1949, the son of the late Homer W. and Alfrieda (Kennedy) Monroe.
He married Donna K. Ensley on November 3, 2001 in Godfrey, IL. She survives. He was previously married to Jacqueline M. (Fields) Monroe until she passed in 1998.
Phillip was a Computer Analyst for the United States Transportation Command for 27 years, where he retired in 2003. He was a member of the Alton Owl’s Club and Alton Eagles.
He is survived by his wife, Donna; three children, Jack Monroe of Los Angeles, CA, Patrick Monroe of Brighton, IL and Sara Monroe of Brighton, IL; two sisters, Emily Wells of Gainesville, FL and Marena Turner of Alton, IL; two brothers, William Monroe of East Alton, IL and Ralph Monroe of Carlyle, IL; along with two grandsons, Taylor Lane of Los Angeles, CA and Brandon Monroe of Alton, IL.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Michael Monroe; three brothers, Preston, Cloyd, and Donald Monroe, along with his previous wife, Jacqueline.
Visitation will be from 2 pm to 6 pm on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Elias, Kallal, & Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey.
Cremation will follow.
Memorial service will be at 1 pm on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Elias, Kallal, & Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey with Chaplain Randy Butler officiating.
Inurnment will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com