Phillip Keith Scrogham, 76, Indianapolis, passed away September 25, 2021 surrounded by family. He leaves behind his wife, Gwen, five daughters, twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Born to Leslie and Opal Scrogham on June 13, 1945 in Muncie, Indiana, Phillip was one of six children (Beverly Ann, Harry, Rachel, Leslie Jr. and Carolyn). He graduated from Mount Summit High School in 1963. Member of the U.S. Marine Corps 8-29-63 to 2-28-68. Became a police officer for the City of Indianapolis February 10, 1969, retiring February 11, 2000 after 31 years of service.
Phillip was a member of Fortville Masonic Lodge #207 F&AM; Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis; Murat Temple of Indianapolis and Fortville American Legion Post 391. He served on the Fortville Town Council from 1996 to 2010.
Phillip is preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Opal Scrogham; sisters Beverly Ann Hershman and Rachel Scrogham; and brothers Harry Scrogham and Leslie Scrogham Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen; daughters Tammy Noon (Rick), Debbie Tasker, Christina Wiehe (Joseph Sr.), Kim Ball (Greg) and Kelli Cohan (John); and his sister and brother-in-law Carolyn and Merrill Coffin.
The love of his life were grandchildren James Brazill; Derek Noon; Nicole Tasker; Joseph Wiehe Jr.; Phillip Wiehe; Rebecca Kattick; Lauren Ball; Tyler Ball; Elyse Ball; Joshua Ball; Chase Novak and Addalyn Cohan. Great-children Kai Brazill; Abigail Wiehe; Theo Wiehe; Zain Kattick and Alex Kattick.
Visition will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Indiana Funeral Care, Harry W. Moore Chapel (8151 Allisonville Road, Indy 46250) from 4:00-8:00 p.m. with services Friday, October 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
His family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to the:
Mt. Vernon Education Foundation, 1806 W State Rd 234, Fortville, Indiana 46040 or online at https://mtvernonfoundation.org/donate/
Caring for the Carvers Professional Police Officer’s Credit Union , 1502 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46201 c/o Zach Carver or online at https://www.gofundme.com/f/dfyg5-caring-for-the-carvers