May 8, 1942-February 4, 2019
Philip V. Valdez (Whirlybird) passed away peacefully at home from a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
Philip was a loving husband, father, brother etc. He was known for being an entrepreneur, jack of all trades & master of many. He had a lifelong passion for classic cars, music, spending time with his family, watching westerns, fishing, & going to the casino.
Philip took pride in everything he did always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone. Philip never stopped working until he was satisfied with the work he had finished.
Philip is preceded in death by his first wife Carol Valdez, second wife Mary Frances Lopez-Valdez, Manuelita D Valdez (mother), Reynaldo Valdez (brother), Erma R Hernandez (sister).
Philip is survived by his loved ones Loretta Valdez, Philip Valdez Jr. (Faustina), Tim Valdez (Amanda), Roseanna Granado, Benito Valdez (brother), sisters Sally Cruz, Dora Alvarez, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, many nieces, & nephews.
Philip has left his footprints in the sand in this life & has touched many hearts and will be dearly missed.
Funeral Arrangements will be on Monday, February 11, 2019
San Francisco de Asis Roman Catholic Church
1600 E Rte 66 Flagstaff AZ 86001
Rosary starting at 9:30
Mass following at 10:30
Burial immediately following at Calvary Cemetery
The family would like to thank Lozano’s Flagstaff Mortuary for handling our loved ones affairs.