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Philip Wilson “Bud” Inskeep III, 81, of Maysville, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.

Born Feb. 14, 1941, in Moorefield, W.Va., he was a son of the late Philip Wilson Inskeep Jr. and Ruth (Ratliff) Inskeep.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda Shears and Lea Gregory.

Philip is survived by his wife of 54 years, Elaine (Kessel) Inskeep; one daughter, Stacie Inskeep of Hedgesville, W.Va.; one sister, Phylis Sirk; and several nieces and nephews.

Philip was a graduate of Moorefield High School in 1960. He served in the U.S. Army with the 101st Airborne Division from 1961- 1963. He was employed by Holmes and Arbor for the Atomic Energy Commission at Johnston Island located in the South Pacific as a security guard from 1964-1966.

In 1966 Philip obtained his private pilot license in California. Later he obtained a commercial license and instrument control panel rating and multiple engine rating.

He was employed as farm manager for Snell Farms and Halterman Farms. Philip was a truck driver for Kessel Lumber Company and retired in 2005. He was a member of the Petersburg First Baptist Church.

A celebration of life service will be Sunday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. at the Petersburg First Baptist Church with Pastor Rick Bergdoll officiating.

Those who want to remember Philip in a special way may make donations to the Wounded Warriors Project.

Arrangements are by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, W.Va. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

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