Phillip “Phil” Benjamin Escover, 59, of Winder passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton after a short two month battle with cancer. He fought hard and was determined to beat the cancer; however, God had other plans.
Mr. Escover was born in Frankfurt, Germany on August 3, 1960 to the late Ben and Elaine Escover. He lived his younger years in Boundbrook, New Jersey and graduated from Boundbrook Vocational High School. He later moved to Georgia where he lived the remainder of his young life. He was preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law Jimmy Jordan. He was employed as an industrial maintenance mechanic and a member of Bethlehem Church (formerly known as Bethabra Baptist Church).
Mr. Escover was a devoted husband and father. He leaves behind his wife of 29 years, Clara Jeanene Escover; daughter and son-in-law Courtney and Jeremy Baldwin; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Grace and TJ Kemp; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Lisa and Doug Collins; niece and nephews, Jordan, Copelan, and Cameron Collins.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Little & Davenport Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at Alta Vista Cemetery on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.
Flowers are accepted, however, donations may be made to Barrow County Animal Shelter, 616 Barrow Park Dr., Winder, GA 30680.
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Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge of arrangements.
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