Philip M. Flater, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2022. He was a resident of Colorado Springs for 44 years. Phil worked for Xerox Corporation as an account associate for many years, worked for Colorado Springs Dodge as a service assistant, and owned and operated P & M Lawn Care since 2018.
Phil was born on September 4, 1969 in Muncie, IN to Richard and Evelyn (Ferguson) Flater. On June 4, 2017 he married Mary Kay in Colorado Springs.
Phil was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed cheering on his beloved Notre Dame football team and his Indiana University basketball team. Phil was an excellent barbecue pitmaster and loved hosting barbecues for family and friends. Phil was a 1988 graduate of Mitchell High School in Colorado Springs.
Phil is survived by his loving wife Mary Kay; his parents Richard and Evelyn Flater of Colorado Springs, stepdaughters Hannah Hale of Seattle, WA and Hope (Morgan) Bartlett of Longmont, CO; his siblings Cindy (James “JD”) Drew and David (Deanna) Flater of Colorado Springs, and Lissa (Brad) Noblett of Newport Beach, CA; nieces Rachel, Katie, Madison, Lexi, and nephew Jake.
A celebration of life service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Shrine of Remembrance funeral home located at 1730 E. Fountain Boulevard in Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910. A lunch reception will be held following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Phil’s name to the American Cancer Society.