Philip G. Pinder Jr.

A memorial service for Philip G. Pinder Jr., 82, a Gardnerville resident since 1989, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Carson Valley United Methodist Church in Gardnerville.

Mr. Pinder died March 17, 2007, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1924, in Miami, to Philip and Josephine Pinder.

He married Betty Pinder on Feb. 15, 1946, in Eau Gallie, Fla.

He attended the University of Florida and received a degree in engineering from the University of Miami.

He was a mechanical engineer for the U.S. Department of the Navy as well as an aerospace engineer for the Space Program.

He served in the U.S. Navy.

He belonged to the Kiwanis, NARFE, the Young at Heart senior citizens club, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the local AARP and the United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fly fishing, wood working, cross-country skiing and golf.

Among his survivors are wife of Gardnerville; son and daughter-in-law Philip and Denice Pinder of Fallon; daughters and sons-in-law Nancy Jo and Philip Delevett of Conyers, Ga., and Candace and the Rev. Kent Zimmermann of Chiefland, Fla.; brothers Porter Pinder of Miami and Glenn Pinder of Washington, D.C.; sister Catherine Hanlon of Sebring, Fla., and seven grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, or Reel For Recovery, Stan Golub, 160 Brookside Road, Needham, MA 02492.

FitzHenry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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