Funeral services for Philip L. Mindieta, age 67, of Kentucky, formerly of Brownwood, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Brown County, with Deacon John Specht officiating. Interment will follow in Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home.

He passed away Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, in Temple, Texas, following a lengthy illness.

Philip was born on Dec. 13, 1943, in Brownwood, Texas, to Manuel and Angelita (Loredo) Mindieta.

Philip attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Brownwood during his younger years and enjoyed boxing during that time; he then lived in Kentucky for about 40 years before moving back to Brownwood. He enjoyed playing golf, and jogging.

Survivors include one daughter; Tia Alder and husband Gayle of Hopkinsville, Ky.; three grandchildren, Amanda Alder, Thomas Alder of Hopkinsville, Ky., and Lacy Mobley and husband Matthew of Killeen, Texas; also one great-grandchild, Hayden Mobley; two sisters, Rebecca Rios of Temple, Texas, and Helen Mindieta of Phoenix, Ariz.; two aunts, Rosa Cadena and Rafaela Salazar; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; also a special cousin, Corine Gonzales and husband Nino.

Philip was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel Mindieta and Angelita Gutierrez; two brothers, Juan Mindieta and Joe Mindieta; also one sister, Frances Espinosa.

Condolences may be left for the family at Davis Morris Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.