Celebration of life services for Phillip Andrew Shafford, 88, Enid, will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in the Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum. Arrangements are under the kind guidance of the Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service and Cremation Directors.
Phillip was born on January 8, 1929 in Liberal, Kansas, the son of Albert Dwight and Alpha Opal McCracken Shafford, and passed away peacefully on September 26, 2017 at his residence.
He was a lifelong resident of Enid. Phillip proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from February of 1946 until his honorable discharge in December of 1948. He was an ammunition supply tech. Phillip worked for the Enid Fire Department from January of 1952, retiring as Lieutenant in March of 1974.
He married Mary Busch in Enid on April 10, 1955. She preceded him in passing on November 27, 2012. Survivors include his son, Tim Shafford of Enid; daughters, Janet Jewell of Oklahoma City and Diana Long of Bakersfield, California; brother, Donnie Shafford of Lago Vista, Texas.
In addition to his wife, Phillip was preceded in passing by his parents, brothers, Keith Shafford and AD Shafford, and sister, Dolly Clodfelter.
Remembrances may be shared online at www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Northwest Oklahoma D.A.V. Chapter 66 at 202 W Walnut Ave, Enid, Oklahoma 73701.
Published on November 11, 2017