John Phillip “Phil” Torbett, born February 25, 1945 stepped into the arms of his Savior on January 16, 2018 at Mt. Vernon Place Care Center with his wife Judy (Willcock), at his bedside. They enjoyed 53 years together, marrying May 2, 1964. In addition to his wife, he leaves behind three children John, Doug, and Melinda and five grandchildren Haden, Sarah, Haiden, Garrett, and Audrey.
He is also survived by three brothers, Roger, Bob, and Jim Torbett and his mother, Mildred. His father, John Charles, preceded him in death.
Phil retired in 1998 from Silgan Container Corp. after 32 years of dedicated service. In retirement, he served on the custodial staff of the Mt. Vernon R-5 School District. He was a member of Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church.
Memorial services for John will be at Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church, April 14, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be after the service.