Phillip Folsom


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 9, 2017
White Family Funeral Home
3 North East Third Street
Idabel, Oklahoma, United States

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, December 10, 2017
First Baptist Church
2 SE Jefferson
Idabel, Oklahoma, United States

Obituary of Phillip Folsom

Phillip Folsom, age 72, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at his home in Idabel, OK. Phil was born March 28, 1945 in Texarkana, AR, the son of Gene and Clarice Kirkland Folsom. He was a 1963 graduate of Idabel Gray High School.


            Phil was a pipeliner and worked in Anchorage, Alaska for over 45 years. A huge football fan, the Oklahoma State Cowboys where he actually played was his favorite team. An avid worker of crossword puzzles, he also enjoyed reading and was a history buff. A devout Christian, he read his bible every day and was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church.


            He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandmother, Mary Kirkland; and a son-in-law, Kevin Knight.


            Phil is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Carmen Knight of Cabot, AR and Cheri and Paul Richard of Greenbrier, AR; his son and daughter-in-law, Schan Folsom-Hill and Bethany of Cabot, AR; brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Mary Folsom of Titusville, FL; the mother of his children, Terry Sue Owens Hill of Cabot, AR; grandchildren, Kourtney Perdue, Kaitlin McMillen (Joe), Kaleb Knight (Jordan), Zachary Richard, Summer Richard, Zane Richard (Morgan), Tyler Folsom-Hill and Garrett Folsom-Hill; a nephew, Gary E Folsom; 4 great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. 

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