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Phillip E. "Phil" LaFollette

June 30, 1942 July 9, 2019
Phillip E.   "Phil" LaFollette
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Obituary for Phillip E. "Phil" LaFollette

Philip E. “Phil” LaFollette, 77, of Chapin, peacefully transitioned, July 9, 2019 to be with his lovely wife Carol.

Born on June 30, 1942 in Fairmont, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Melvin and Pauline Miller LaFollette. He was a retired engineer with E.I. DuPont.

Phil enjoyed life and will be remembered as a loving husband and father, a hard worker who was always up and about doing something, a man who enjoyed good teasing and laughter, a great friend and generous man. Hunting, fishing and traveling were among his favorite pastimes.

He is survived by his children, Michael LaFollette and his wife, Lorna of York, SC and Robin LaFollette Curry and her husband Andy of Underwood, WA.; grandchildren, Denman Curry, Gates Curry, Kendall LaFollette and Chad LaFollette; and his sister, Gayla Legge of Raleigh, NC and her son, Troy.

His family requests that memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Midlands Chapter, 140 Stoneridge Dr., Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210 or to the Leukemia Research Foundation,

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association, Midlands Chapter

140 Stoneridge Dr., Suite 210
Columbia, SC 29210

Leukemia Research Foundation


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