Phillip Carlisle Metze
Phillip Carlisle Metze
  • November 14, 1948 - May 27, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - Phillip Carlisle Metze, 68, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Phillip was born on November 14, 1948 to the late Albert C. and Frances H. Metze.

Phillip could do anything he set his mind to. He felt his greatest accomplishments in life were his two sons.

He was a plumber and carpenter until his retirement in 2015. From then until now, he spent time traveling with the love of his life, Shirley. Phillip enjoyed old movies, cigars, and his fat cat “Salem.” He loved sitting on the porch complaining.

In addition to his parents, Phillip was preceded in death by his brothers, John and Albert (Redman) Metze.

Left to carry his memory is his wife of 51 years, Shirley Metze; sons, Carlisle (Cheryl) and Phillip (Brad) Metze both of Georgia; five granddaughters, Felicia Rooks-Wise (Richard), Tabetha Loughry (Olvin), Shellie and Tori (Holman) Metze, and Patricia Elledge; five great-grandchildren, Kayleana, Alexander, Elissa (Ping), Olvin, and Thomas; and brother Kenny Metze (Bernadine).

Per Phillip’s request, there will be no service, just a visitation. Visitation will be from 5 until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017. The family will receive friends at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ASPCA, (800) 628-0028; or HSUS, 121 Humane Lane, Columbia, SC 29209.

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