Philip Baise “Big Phillip" PDF Print
Thursday, 24 October 2013 13:18

Philip Baise “Big Phillip” age 83 of Munfordville passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2 3, 2013 at home, surrounded by those who loved him most. He was a Cumberland county native, born at Cloyd’s Landing , on October 24, 1929, but made his home in Munfordville for the past 58 years.

He was the son of late Frank and Ree Cloyd Baise, who preceded him in death as did his two sisters Doris Baise Albany and Betty Jo Baise Armstrong.

Big Philip was retired from telephone work and communications, having worked for South Central Rural Telephone, which brought him to Munfordville in 1954 and was retired from communications at Fort Knox.

He was an avid fisherman, UK basketball fan and Atlanta Braves fan.  A true sportsman in all aspects of any game and a one man pit crew during the latter days of his son’s drag racing career, having been awarded, “Pit Crew of the Year’ from US 60 Raceway, in Hardinsburg, KY in 1992.

He is survived by his wife and best friend of 59 years, Jean Bacon Baise, one son Philip Earl Baise and wife Becky of Cave City and one daughter Patricia Baise of Munfordville. He was most proud of his two grandchildren Treavor Baise and R.J. Baise also of Cave City.  He is also survived by one brother-in-law Bob Armstrong of Bowling Green, one sister-in-law Henrietta Gramlin of Summer Shade and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be 2pm Saturday, Oct. 26 in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with Bro. Ray Woody and Bro. Brad Atwell officiating with military honors provided by DAV Chapter of Glasgow.  Burial will be in the Happy Valley Memorial Gardens in Glasgow.  Visitation will be Friday from 1-9pm and after 8am Saturday at the Sego Funeral Home.  The family request that memorial donations be made to the Coral Hill Baptist Church Missions, 3260 Coral Hill Rd., Glasgow, KY 42141 or donations may be left Sego Funeral Home.


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