It is with great sadness we announce the death of Philip David Rawlings, 34, of Johnson City, TX on December 4, 2023.
Philip (Phil) was born on February 7, 1989, in San Angelo, TX to David and Kary Rawlings. He attended Bronte High School where he graduated Valedictorian of his class. Philip was actively involved in sports, UIL, FFA, and other school clubs/activities. As a child and teen he enjoyed being outdoors hunting, fishing, and ranching. Philip attended Austin College in Sherman, TX and graduated with a degree in finance. He was well known and loved by many there. He went on to work for Mueller Inc. where he started as a salesman, later moving into a management position. Philip was invested and driven in his work. Mueller Inc. was his second family.
Philip was predeceased by his father David Rawlings who died December 6, 2002. He was survived by Cara Bonomo Rawlings, Mike and Kary Fry; Joel and Rebecca Webb and their children Addalyn and Luke; Samuel and Kimber Rawlings and their son McCoy; Aaron and Lauren Fry and their children Peyton, Avery, and Caleb; Brandon and Sarah Fry and their children Brock and Lottie. And many other extended family members, friends, and co-workers.
Philip was an intelligent, hardworking, fun-loving, and kind person that was loved by many. He loved well and always gave people a second chance. He loved to talk and would take time for conversation. We know his life and his story made a mark and will continue to live on in the people that knew him. He will be missed dearly.
His memorial service will be held at First Christian Church-Grace Presbyterian Chapel on Saturday, December 9th at 4:00 PM in San Angelo, TX. Reverand TJ Shoop-York will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Mueller Inc. Helping Hand Fund (1925 Hutchins Ave. Ballinger, TX 76821) that Philip actively participated in and felt strongly about.
Mentors to Phil – Joe McManus, Chauncy Mansell, Mackey McEntire, Shane Webb, Todd Huckabee, and Coach Rocky Rawls.
A special thanks to the Bronte community, Austin College Family, the Mueller Inc. Family, and 1st Presbyterian Church, Ballinger that nurtured him. Also, a special thanks to Corporal Matt Walts for his care and assistance.