Philip Brooke Magruder, Jr., a devout Christian, died peacefully with his family present, on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017. He was born in Raleigh, NC and moved to Richmond, VA at an early age. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and completed his degree in Business Administration from Virginia Tech after serving in World War II. Phil was a founding member of the Williamsburg St. Andrew’s Society and a 57 year member of the Kiwanis Club.
He is survived by his loving wife, Connie Bohlman Magruder. Also surviving are his three children, Nancy Cantu (Dan), David Magruder (Julie), and Scott Magruder; eight grandchildren, Justin Briggs (Tina), Michelle Cox (Jason), EJ Cantu, Christian Magruder, April Foster (Dave), Austin Magruder, Grant Magruder and Meredith Magruder; seven great-grandchildren; step children, Marianne Richardson (Ric) and Brian Bohlman; many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his parents, three sisters, first wife and mother of his children, Linda Greene Magruder, and his first grandchild and namesake, Brooke Briggs.
A memorial service to celebrate this wonderful man will be held on April 29, 2017, 2:00pm at Williamsburg United Methodist Church with reception to follow. A private graveside service will be held prior. Family requests, in lieu of flowers, that memorial contributions be sent to Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 500 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.