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Philip G. "Philbilly" Meister

September 3, 1957 ~ January 28, 2021 (age 63)


Philip G.  “Philbilly” Meister, age 63, passed away January 28, 2021 at Tri-Point Medical Center in Concord Township.  He was born September 3, 1957 in Cleveland to Richard and Martha (Summers) Meister.

Philip worked as a driver for Dayton Freight Lines for over 12 years.    He loved riding his Harley Davidson and driving his 1957 Chevy Bel Air.

Philip was a loving and giving person and the love he had for his family and the times they spent together were most important to him.  He had a sense of humor like no other and could make anyone laugh.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy (Gelhausen) Johnson Meister; son, Richard (Rebecca) Meister; grandson, Michael Philip Meister; step - daughter, Kara Johnson; brothers, Ronald Meister, Roger (Pat) Meister, and Randy (Linda) Meister; sisters, Marie Pinkston and Rosemary (Jim) Potter; brother-in-law, Ken Ellis.

Philip was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Martha Meister; sister, Margaret Ellis and brother, Richard Meister Jr.

Due to Covid, the family has elected not to hold a memorial service at this time but will be having a “celebration of life event” later in the year.  Information will be forthcoming.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family, c/o Cindy Meister, 1589 Statten Court, Painesville Township, OH 44077.


Celebration of Life at a later date

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