Philip Spencer Cagle

July 10, 1935 - June 1, 2016
Philip Spencer Cagle

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Philip Spencer Cagle, 80, of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late William “Bill” Cagle and Viola Cagle. Philip was also preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Nellie Ruth Cagle; a son, Rodney Wayne Cagle; and a sister, Betty Ann Doughtery.
Mr. Cagle retired from the Hendersonville Fire Department with 30 years of service.
He is survived by his daughters, Pam Cagle and Kim Owenby and husband, Dean, of Hendersonville; a son, Dean Cagle and wife, Brenda, of Mills River; two grandchildren, Lauren Jones of Asheville and Leah Burleson of Charlotte; two brothers, John Cagle and wife, Mary Ann, and David Cagle and Jim Crook; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Friday, June 3, 2016 at Shepherd Memorial Park. The Reverend Richard Merck will officiate.
The family wishes to express their thanks to the Elizabeth House staff for the excellent care that Mr. Cagle received.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hendersonville Rescue Squad, Hendersonville Fire Department, or to the Elizabeth House at

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  • June 01, 2016
    Michael Moore says:
    So very Sorry for the Loss of your Father. Love and Prayers for the Family. Love You Pam!

  • June 02, 2016
    Mary Alexander says:
    Pam, remember and hold dear your memories of being with your Dad and talking to him during his illness. That is time no one can take from you. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time.

  • June 02, 2016
    Families of Allrd Lyda says:
    To the families of Phillup. We were sorry to hear of his passing. Our deepest sympathies an prayers are with all of you.

  • June 06, 2016
    Margaret Trees says:
    Dear Pam and Family, I was so sorry to hear about your Dad, I am many miles away or I would be by your side. May God comfort you with His everlasting love at this time. Your Dad was such a wonderful person and he will be missed by all who knew him. God bless you all. Margaret Trees

  • August 06, 2016
    Kimberly says:
    Hey Daddy, I miss you momma and Rodney so so much. Hope to see you soon. Love you Kim