Phillip A. Fendley

Legen –
wait for it ….

Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Philip A. Fendley, loving father, devoted husband
and the best darn bandmate, passed away at the age of 41. He was born on
January 3, 1978 in Temple, TX, the son of Gene and Eleanor Gomez Fendley.
Together they moved to Wisconsin where he graduated from Oakfield High School
class of 1996 and went on to attend Madison Media Institute. 


had a passion for music in both his career and his personal life. He worked for
many years as a sound engineer using his skills to make concert venues sound
amazing. Most recently he transitioned into an audio visual technician role
with Automation Arts of Madison. He loved playing guitar and performed with
several bands entertaining people with his sweet stage moves. 


married Briana E. Burkhard on September 10, 2011 in Wisconsin Dells, WI and
together they have two children, Jonas (6) and Amelia (3). His strong shoulders
carried them on many adventures as he enjoyed spending as much time as possible
with his family playing and making everyone laugh. He was a genuine man who
would truly do anything for those he cared about. 


He is
survived by his wife, his three children, his mother, Eleanor Fendley of
Oakfield; three sisters, Paris, Anjunell, and Megan; nieces, nephews, other
relatives and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his paternal
grandparents; maternal grandfather; and his father, Gene Fendley.


celebration of Philip’s life will take place on October 4, 2019 (Roger that!)
in Fond du lac, WI.


In lieu
of flowers, memorials can be made to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin,
Milwaukee in Philip’s name.



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