Jack Herbert Philleo 86, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Groveland CA at his residence. Jack was born in Artesia, CA. to the late Leigh and Virgil (Vorhies) Philleo. Jack grew up in Long Beach, CA and graduated from high school in 1950 from Bellflower.
Following high school, Jack enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and served during the Korean conflict. He received his honorable discharge in 1954.
He was united in marriage to Gail D. Gillespie on May 11, 1956, in Bellflower, CA. Jack and Gail resided in Riverside, CA until 1996 when they moved to Groveland, CA.
Jack was an electrician for the City of Riverside, CA and a member of IBEW Local until his retirement in 1982. Jack’s special interests include golf, woodworking, tooling leather as well as being a master tinkerer. He was a member of Pine Mountain Country Club. Jack is preceded by his wife, Gail and his parents, Leigh and Virgil Philleo.Jack is survived by his daughters, Shannon (Jeffrey) Reinard of Oakley, CA and Julie (Dan) Oppenheim of Queen Creek, AZ; his grandchildren, Daniel Reinard and April Reinard both of Oakley, CA.
Heuton Memorial is handling the arrangements.
- Date of Death: 06/19/2018
- Age: 86
- Residence: Groveland
- Services: Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.